Step back in time in this loving restored 7000 square foot Burnham and Root home built in 1889 for a wagon maker, Issac N.W. Sherman who was the brother of John B. Sherman, Chicago stockyard magnate. Issac Sherman was the uncle of Daniel Burnham's wife, Martha. Daniel Burnham was famous for planning the 1893 world's fair, The Rookery, The Field Museum and The Museum of Science and Industry among others. The home is the Kenwood neighborhood with quick access to the lake, museum campus, downtown, UIC, IIT and McCormick,
After the death of Sherman in 1914 the home was split into as many as 12 boarding rooms with the addition added to the back of the home around World War 1. The house is finishing a $500,000+ renovation. This vintage home boasts 7 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths over 3 floors. Please note that Bronzeville is a gentrifying neighborhood. please do your due diligence before booking as we have a strict cancellation policy. We do not give out house codes until day of rental for security reasons.
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