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Racing Back To Chicago: Bobby Rahal Buys Lincoln Park Mansion

Now-retired race car driver Bobby Rahal is a native of suburban Glen Ellyn. The 57-year-old who won the 1986 Indianapolis 500 has lived in Columbus, Ohio, for most of the time since 1981, except for three years living in Chicago from 2005 to 2008.

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Rahal and his wife are moving back to Chicago to stay, according to Chicago Breaking Business. They’re buying a 12-room, 6,600 square foot mansion in Lincoln Park for $3.295 million. This home includes:

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4-1/2 baths, three fireplaces, a limestone facade, a dumbwaiter, a lower-level media room with a wet bar, custom lighting, custom window treatments, a top level English conservatory and roof deck with skyline views, and a landscaped yard with two decks.

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Impressive. Enjoy your time here, Bobby; the article says both he and his wife have family here in Chicago. He intends to keep his Rahal Letterman Racing Team, co-owned with talk show host David Letterman, headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, just outside Columbus.