Winkels paid $345,000 for the 1,947-square-foot Unit #3B in Oct. 2001. It is part of the Union Park Lofts, which was built in 1920 and converted to a 32-unit development in 2000. Brian Gordon of Brian Gordan Realty is the agent for the listing.
Winkels works as a manufacturer's representative in the Chicago area, where he specializes in the interior design industry. He currently serves as a dealer for the Platt Collections, a furniture designer headquartered in Los Angeles, and has worked with Delos Rugs and Wildcat Territory Bedding in the past.
He has a B.S. in business from Western Michigan University.
There were 228 condo sales on the Near West Side in 2008, with a median price of $313,750.
Address: 1327 West Washington Street
Buyer(s): James R Winkels
Seller(s): La Salle Bank (Trustee)
Sale date: Oct. 30, 2001