Double Condo for Sale on Lake Shore Drive

April 06, 2010

A rarely available double unit is for sale at the Carlyle on LSD.

Publishing heiress Linda Johnson Rice has listed her Gold Coast condo for $2.9 million.

Located on the 35th floor at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive, the 5,393-square-foot home is a double unit and has four bedrooms, six bathrooms, balconies and a fireplace. A den with custom paneling delivers beautiful views of Lake Michigan.

Johnson Rice, 52, is the CEO and chairman of Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company, which was founded in 1942 by her adopted father, John H. Johnson, and publishes Ebony and Jet magazines.

Linda Johnson Rice

The publishing company also owns Fashion Fair Cosmetics, LLC, the world’s No. 1 cosmetics line for women of color.

The Chicago Sun-Times named Rice among Chicago’s 100 Most Powerful Women and the Top 10 Women in Media.

Her unit is in the Carlyle, a prestigious building that includes a doorman, health club, indoor pool and reportedly the most beautiful ballroom in town.

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