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Former Blackhawks player Havlat sells condo

Martin Havlat. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ELITE STREET | By Bob Goldsborough | Former Chicago Blackhawks left wing Martin Havlat, who now skates for the Minnesota Wild, on Monday sold his 16th-floor condo unit on the New East Side in a cash deal for $670,000 — $90,000 less than he paid for it in 2006.

Havlat, 29, bought the three-bedroom unit in the Lancaster building in 2006 for $760,000. Features in the six-room, 1,800-square-foot condo include a full limestone bath with a whirlpool, a full granite bath, mud set showers in both full baths, a powder room with an onyx floor, Grohe faucets throughout, Brazilian cherry floors, a balcony, lake views, and a custom kitchen with slate floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, 42-inch cabinets and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. Get the full story »

City planners back grocery-condo dev. in Lincoln Park

From the Chicago Sun-Times | City planners Thursday endorsed a mixed-used development on the site of the old Lincoln Park Hospital on the North Side in a rare move to override the wishes of the local alderman. The proposal by Sandz Development Co. calls for a Fresh Market store on the 3-acre site at Halsted and Webster. It also includes a medical office building, about 160 residences and public parking. Get the full story>>