CHICAGO (WBBM) — By the time Mayor Rahm Emanuel moves back into his Ravenswood home, it will blend-in more with the other houses on the block.
The Emanuel family’s infamous renters are long gone and rehab work has been going on at the house in the 4200 block of North Hermitage for more than a month.READ MORE: Chicago Neighborhood Pharmacies Pivot After The Pause On Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine
As WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports, the Emanuel home had been painted blue and maroon and it stood out like the painted lady of the block.
Now, the blue and maroon are gone and it’s somewhere between a beige and a pale green – call it putty.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: Second Highest Daily Case Load Since January; Nearly 25% Of State Now Fully Vaccinated
It’s closer to many of the other houses on the 4200 block of North Hermitage Avenue.
The Emanuels bought the four-bedroom, 2,700-square-foot house in December of 1998 for $695,000.MORE NEWS: In The Wake Of Adam Toledo's Death, New Calls For CPD To Develop Better, Stricter Foot Chase Policies
LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports