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Mies van der Rohe time capsule sells for above asking

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$22,000 above asking

1404 Nicolet

A couple months ago, we showed you a Mies van der Rohe townhouse that looked to be trapped in time. It definitely needed some work and its sparse furnishings were reminiscent of when it was built.

1404 Nicolet Michelle & Chris Gerard
1404 Nicolet

It even had some of its original appliances (whether that’s a good thing remains undetermined).

1404 Nicolet Michelle & Chris Gerard

It certainly looked like a blank canvas for its new buyers. The three bedroom, one and a half bath townhouse listed in June for $315,000 and recently sold for $337,000.

The Mies townhouses, and Lafayette Park in general, have been faring well this year on the market. Many have sold for above or at listing price. Location? Community? Aesthetic? Price? What do you think, Curbed readers? Here’s one last look at this midcentury modern blank canvas property.