In The News | Interra Brokers $4M Sale of Historic Multifamily Portfolio in Illinois


ELGIN, ROCKFORD AND DIXON, ILL. — Interra Realty has brokered the sale of a three-property multifamily portfolio in Illinois for $4 million. James Clough of Interra represented the buyer, Vijulima LLC, and the undisclosed seller. The historic buildings include: Center City Apartments in Elgin; Old City Hall in Rockford; and Nachusa House in Dixon.

Located at 156 Division St., Center City Apartments consists of 45 units designated for seniors. Built in 1925 as the Douglas Hotel, the property was later abandoned and left vacant in 1982. It was saved from demolition when the property was redeveloped as senior housing in 1993.

Old City Hall in Rockford consists of 31 apartment units. Built in 1904 as Rockford’s City Hall, the property later housed the Rockford Police Department and two jails and was redeveloped in 1994.

Nachusa House is a 36-unit affordable seniors housing property. Built in 1853, the property was continuously operated as a hotel until 1988 and later redeveloped in 1998. Throughout its history, the hotel hosted notable guests such as Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt.

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