Record-Breaking Residential Sale in Hammond, Indiana

Encore Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce the record-breaking residential sale of 18 Glendale Park in Hammond, Indiana, listed by Lesley Sweeney. The residence sold for $600,000, succeeding the previous highest-priced residential sale of $499,000 in 2005, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS® multiple listing service.

Located in the prestigious Glendale Park Historic District, the Georgian Colonial double brick construction mansion was exquisitely custom built in 1905 by architect Addison C. Berry. With approximately 10,000 square feet of living space, the magnificent meticulously maintained home is comprised of three floors plus a finished basement.

The home boasts a spectacular foyer with grand staircase and crystal chandelier, formal living and dining room along with an updated kitchen with SS appliances, 6 bedrooms and 5 ½ baths. Unique features include 3 wood burning fireplaces, custom wood paneling, an elevator, solid wood doors, lead glass windows, period door knobs, and crown molding.

The home is situated on a luscious 1.3 acres and includes a large brick former carriage house that has since been converted into a 3 car garage. The historic home is located 5 minutes to the South Shore train, 1/4 mile from Downtown Hammond and 25 miles from Downtown Chicago.

The listing agent, Lesley Sweeney, has been in real estate since 2016, and is licensed in both Illinois and Indiana. She specializes in Downtown Chicago and Northwest Indiana and is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors and the Indiana Association of Realtors.

“We are excited about the record-breaking sale of 18 Glendale Park and are proud of the superior level of service our agent, Lesley Sweeney, provided for our client. We will continue with our mission of uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives in Northwest Indiana,” Mark Zukerman, Founder and CEO, said of the sale.

Encore Sotheby’s International Realty offers home sellers and buyers access to the most accomplished real estate professionals who assist in achieving their real estate goals. With offices located throughout Indiana, including Carmel, Zionsville, Fort Wayne and Lake Wawasee they are Indiana real estate experts, backed by the world-class Sotheby’s International Realty brand. For all of your real estate needs, call 317.660.4444 or visit

*Statistics from the Indiana Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORs (GNIAR) MLS.

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