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  • Prudence Blumenshine (217) 355-0700

    03-dji 0923

    609 W Delaware Ave, Urbana IL


    Unique contemporary in the heart of the State Street area near the U of I designed by Jack Baker a University of Illinois emeritus professor of architecture and architect whose buildings stand as a testimony to a minimalist and poetic aesthetic. This one of a kind home was purchased from an estate and has effectively been rebuilt in the past four years under the direction of architect Jeff Poss former head of Architecture at the U of I that consisted of structural work, replacing trusses, windows and updating HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Home boast over 3,600 sq.footage of living space. The impressive 45x16 great room is flanked with floor to ceiling sliders with electrical blinds that lead onto the terrace that features a koi pond. The home also features a true mother in law suite equipped with a bedroom,bath, kitchenette,family room, dining room with its own exterior entrance. A few hidden features include a laundry chute(from bedroom to downstairs laundry room and a dumb waiter(from garage to kitchen). Master suite has two glass observation ports cut into the floor that are designed to allow anyone lying on the bed to be able to observe the gardens below. This is truly an amazing one of a kind home. Serious inquiries only. Potential buyers must be Pre Approved. Please take a look at photos and floor plan.

    Sq Ft
    Approximately 40 Years
    4 (3 full, 1 half)
    2 Car Attached
    Crawl Space
    Carpet, Wood, Other
    Brick, Other
    Fireplace - Wood Burning
    Central Air, Natural Gas
    Interior Features
    Laundry Room, Skylight
    Dishwasher, Disposal, Oven, Refrigerator