Chicago House Next Door to Barack Obama For Sale at $US1.85 Million

Barack Obama's Chicago HouseA Chicago home next door to US President Barack Obama’s home (pictured) has come onto the market with a price tag of $US1.85 million ($A2.2 million).

The unrenovated 17-room home at 5040 S Greenwood Avenue, in the Chicago neighbourhood of Kenwood, has been owned by Bill & Jacky Grimshaw since 1973.

The property was listed for sale in September for an unspecified price.

The Secret Service will need to clear anybody who visits the Grimshaws house, according to selling agent Matt Garrison.

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Richard Buxton Launches Coffee Table Book: If Matthew Flinders Had Wings

PROPERTY developer and philanthropist Richard Buxton this week launched a coffee table book, If Matthew Flinders Had Wings, the result of two circumnavigations of Australia which retraced the steps of cartographer Matthew Flinders by air, and then again by sea.
The 280-page reference book includes more than 550 of Mr Buxton’s own photographs, taken during the two adventures which started several years ago with a 56-day, 22-stop flight around Australia in a single-engine Cessna 182 S.

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