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Private Libraries: Five Condos with Really Good Ones, by Ian Spula
'For those who still have a soft spot for the book, our top-on-the market library finds. We had to impose some basic criteria: we decided to stick with condos, and eliminated libraries with televisions, of which there are loads. Listing: 1448 N Lake Shore Dr. #1A [Baird & Warner] The Skinny: This one-bed Gold Coast condo, also right on the lake, is part staid, part whimsical. The luscious red library is the meeting of the two. We like the turquoise kitchen tile. Fun. Happily, this is one our readers might actually be able to afford. It's currently asking $575K.