Most Expensive Zip Codes: 60043, Estate of the Day
For the next couple of weeks we will be checking out some homes in the most expensive zip codes in the United States, up today, 60043 . This zip code refers to the town of Kenilworth, Illinois. This zip code has a median price of $1,900,000 with an appreciation rate of 226% since 1990. Kenilworth is a planned community. In 1889, Joseph Sears purchased 223.6 acres for $150,300 to develop into an exclusive community. Over the years, Kenilworth has remained one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S.
Today's home isn't the most expensive in the region but it does demonstrate the large scale of homes in the area. This Prarie-style home has large open rooms with dramatic windows and arches and a stark contemporary black and white palette. There is a large indoor pool an a lower level great room. The six-bedroom home sits on just half an acre and is located a few blocks from Lake Michigan. This home is listed at $3,995,000.