Built in 1906, the home has 17 rooms

(Source: NBC)

The house next door to President Obama’s Chicago home is up for sale.

In what’s apparently a historically unique opprtunity, the turn-of-the-century, 17-room home in the posh Hyde Park neighborhood — the Obamas’ direct neighbor to the north — went on sale September 11 2009.

Interested buyers are required to register with the real estate agent. The sale process will unfold over the next six weeks. Bi-weekly tours will be scheduled through September and into October.

The current residents, Bill and Jacky Grimshaw, have lived in the home since 1973.

Read Steve Bryant’s full article “Live Next to The Obamas” in NBC New York (September 11, 2009).

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