Just Fondue it: Untouched ‘70s Penthouse Is Up For Sale

The $158K, 1,877-square-foot Chicago condo was built in 1972

By The Editors

Just Fondue it: Untouched ‘70s Penthouse Is Up For Sale
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28 January 2016

Problem: You’ve got nowhere to put your favorite fondue set, polyester suit and autographed Bob Ross poster.

Solution: The “as is” three-bedroom, two-bathroom Chicago home that’s on the market for $158,000, trapped in its early 70s aesthetic.

Dubbed the “Austin Powers condo,” the groovy 1,877-square-foot penthouse apartment was built in Chicago in 1972  — technically five years after Powers was cryogenically frozen — but, because all of its original decor and furniture is included, it has caused quite a stir. 

Chock full of vintage wallpaper in varying shades of green, turquoise, beige, orange and yellow, the condo is a shrine to gawdy mirrors, psychedelic patterns, thick carpets and weirdo lighting.

There’s even a colossal green velvet couch encircling a set of authentic glass figurines that really tie the living room together. 

Think of it as the ultimate throwback.

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