Enjoy Chicago as kings and queens in the famous Florsheim Mansion for the Arts in Chicago's Gold Coast at 1328 N. State Parkway. One of the most architecturally significant homes in Chicago, the Florsheim Mansion for the Arts is a perfect destination for families or groups.
The famed residence actually has two houses: the Main House and the Guest House which can be rented separately. The Main House has 4 BR/3B (6 or 7 total beds), the Guest House has 2BR/2B (2 or 3 total beds), and both can be rented together for a total of 6BR/5B.
The Main House entrance features a small guest bedroom with 2 full beds and full bath/shower, as well as a large den/office with fireplace and a pull-out queen size couch for 2. Upstairs on the 2nd floor is a very large entertaining Living Room with a 7' Steinway Grand Piano and a formal Dining Room. On the third floor is the Master Bedroom with king size bed (can be converted to two full beds) and full bath as well as another guest room with two full size beds (can be combined together) and full bath.
The Guest House features a small bedroom/bath on the 1st floor with 1 or 2 single beds. The 2nd floor includes a massive Great Room/Art Studio with 20' soaring ceilings, large hearth, and a Media Room with flatscreen TV. On the third floor is the Master Bedroom with queen size bed and full bath.
Combined, the Main House and Guest House can comfortably sleep 6-11 people.
In terms of entertaining, art events and concert performances, the Great Room/Art Studio + Media Room could easily fit a party of 10-15, ideal for conferences or large family gatherings. An outdoor gathering could also be hosted in the Garden. The Garden features a Zen-like Koi and Turtle Pond.
In total, the Mansion is fully furnished with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, high-tech media room, Great Room/Art Studio/Library, living room, dining room, and gardens. Over 4500 square feet of luxury living. Located on State Street you are just 2 blocks from the lake, 3 blocks from Michigan Avenue, and 2 blocks from the famous Rush/Division nightlife hub. Parking available and fully pet friendly. Please feel free to visit the Mansion's website, Florsheim Mansion dot com.
We only offer monthly leases to be fully in compliance with all city ordinances, and you will find that we are compellingly priced to compete with hotels and vacation rentals. Periodically there are subletting opportunities for shorter stays. Please call us to explain that exact details of your stay requirements and we will structure an arrangement that works for your purposes.
The Florsheim Mansion for the Arts has long been an important art destination in Chicago. The home is named after Lillian Florsheim, the shoe empire heiress who was one of the finest sculptors and gala host's of her day. The home was previously owned by the Director of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. In recent years the home has been used as an Artist in Residency destination for some of the world's most prestigious artists.
The Mansion is home to an important art collection, with access to artwork from over 700 of the world's finest artists on 5 continents. Our visiting guests will have an opportunity to select artwork from our award winning collection of curated art from our online collection. Stunningly, the art you select will be on display and for sale during your visit, for a stunningly innovative 'gallery of me' experience. The Mansion includes an art gallery and a museum store.
Finally, guests of the Florsheim Mansion will enjoy the benefit of a chauffer driven black sedan with our compliments for rides within 3 miles of the residence. Please enjoy 1 ride for each week in residence.
Photos: please note there is an extensive array of nearly 100 photos available at the airbnb dot com /rooms/1584509.
Pricing: please note that the price listed on VRBO is only a guideline. We use dynamic pricing which changes on a daily basis depending on the season and on demand. Please inquire about your dates and we will instantly reply with the best available pricing. We are often available to work out sublets for shorter stays at very compelling pricing. We offer preferred pricing for weekday rentals, off-season rentals, and (weekday only) event rentals.
The Florsheim Mansion is one of our greatest joys. It is possibly the best and most significant house in Chicago's gold coast and it is a great honor to own it. In the tradition of the Mansion, we continue to make the space available to visiting artists, dignitaries, executives, families and groups.
There are three key benefits. First is the location. You are literally steps from Lake Michigan, Chicago's best dining and shopping, the famous Rush Street, Michigan Avenue, etc. Second, this architecturally significant home is perfect for a group of 6-11 people (sleeping) and 10-15 people for small events. And third, is the most charming garden in the city.
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|Notes||Normally our space is only available for 31 day rentals. Pls provide details of your requested dates and we will let you know if we can accommodate your request. PLEASE NOTE, the price listed on this page is only a guideline. We use dynamic pricing here based on the season and the demand for particular dates. Please INQUIRE about your dates so we can get you the best possible pricing package.|
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