Regular reader and poster Jim A emailed the following news. "FYI it looks like the Broadmore (sic) is for sale. ....the asking price is $7 million." It was built in 1925. This six story mixed use property is located @ 7600 N Bosworth in the Rogers Park Township. Taxes are 72,696 a year.
CORRECTION - According to Michael Luckenbach WBBM the radio station adopted the on air slogan "We Broadcast Broadmoor Music". They broadcasted live jazz from the hotel.
Property Information $6,999,950
A "Grand Dame" from the Big Band Era. This legendary 97 unit building has been extensively renovated. All systems replaced, all apartments rehabbed, excellent management repositioning this asset in the market. Includes 50' X 125" parking lot. Unit mix consists of 7 stores, 40 studios, 30 x 1 bedrooms, 15 x 2 bedrooms, 5 x 3 bedrooms and 2 cellular leases. Contact agent for marketing package.
Zillow says not for sale but was last sold for 1.25 million back in 2007. But Redfin confirms that the building is for sale and the listing has been active for the last seven days.
Here is a link to the RogersPark/WestRidge Historical Society page.