Take a tour! Queen Elizabeth buys Chicago condo

/ Source: Zillow

Maybe the name was the draw.

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Queen Elizabeth II has bought a 2,600-square-foot condo in Chicago — in a building called “The Buckingham.” She paid $1.575 million.

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The 26th-floor unit is not meant for Her Majesty, who hasn’t graced the Windy City since 1959, but rather for Canadian consul Roy Norton, Crain’s Chicago Business reports.

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Still, the name on the paperwork is “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada,” which is even more fun than watching Lake Michigan freeze from the condo’s floor-to-ceiling windows.

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The three-bedroom, three-bath condo next to the Art Institute of Chicago features a master suite with a soaking tub and separate shower, a laundry and storage room, and a large den suitable for a diplomat.

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The purchase follows mistaken reports earlier this summer that the Queen had snagged a pied-a-terre in New York City.

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The listing agent was Annemarie Stramacchia of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group.

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