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An Art Deco-styled home built with carved stone fixtures, handcrafted metalwork and detailed moldings and millwork, this Chicago residence was designed by well-known architect I. W. Colburn and in 2000, underwent and extensive multimillion-dollar renovation. The $9.9 million 3-bed/5-bath home has 6,000 square-feet of living space, a two-car garage and northern windows that overlook the Cardinal’s home. The limestone kitchen is bedecked in Bosch, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances and is separated from the dining room with goatskin velum panels. A warm den is tucked away with a wood-burning fireplace and a private cedar deck and a 675 square-foot suite at the back of the home can house guests, live-in help or convert as an office space. The master bath has a heated floor and a bathtub chiseled out of a single piece of Noir St. Laurent marble. [via realtor]