Get Inspired By These Jaw-Dropping Home Entryways

Whether it’s a dreamy staircase, exquisite design, or unique art, a home’s entryway can make a memorable first impression. So if you’re looking to feel wowed every time you walk through the door, we’ve rounded up a few listings with entryways that are sure to inspire.

Luxurious and Breathtaking

700 Crab Tree Farm Lane, Lake Bluff, Illinois

An opulent staircase and views of Lake Michigan greet homeowners of 700 Crab Tree Farm Lane in Lake Bluff. With impressive architectural details, the grand two-story entryway is just the first example of the home’s striking design elements.

Modern and Upscale

159 E Walton Place #31A, Chicago, Illinois

Located in Chicago’s Palmolive Building, this Art Deco-inspired condo has been completely renovated by Liederbach & Graham Architects. A private elevator opens to a spacious foyer featuring bold sculptures, Caretti terrazzo flooring, and architectural details that set the tone for the rest of the trendy home.

Sleek and Open

639 Sul Lago, Benton Harbor, Michigan

With a gorgeous lighting fixture and space for seating, this contemporary entryway offers an open floor plan with ample room for entertaining. Artwork adds a personal touch to the home, which is flooded with natural light thanks to oversized windows that showcase panoramic views of Lake Michigan.

Unique and Stylish

400 W Huron Street #1201, Chicago, Illinois

Offering a departure from gorgeous stairways, this Chicago condominium welcomes guests with an elegant foyer that’s designed to impress. With unique art and modern design, the sprawling home features 10-foot ceilings and a floor plan that flows seamlessly from room to room.

Timeless and Warm

113 Woodley Road, Winnetka, Illinois

Soaring ceilings create the illusion of endless space in this timeless Winnetka estate. Accented with warm wood and detailed millwork, the bridal staircase entry is sure to take your breath away.

Dazzling and Glamorous

1950 N Burling Street, Chicago, Illinois

This stately Lincoln Park home boasts a center entry with double doors. Inside, a generous foyer features a large mirror and artwork that add both brightness and dimension to the space. A simple table is a great spot for plants, flowers, trinkets, or other decor.

Sophisticated and Clean

1430 N Lake Shore Drive #7, Chicago, Illinois

Step off the elevator and enter the private vestibule of 1430 N Lake Shore Drive #7. A large gallery wall provides the prime spot to wow guests with hanging artwork. Go big with a focal piece, or hang many smaller framed mementos for a more personal touch.

Mesmerizing and Nostalgic

77 Stone Gate Lane, Lake Forest, Illinois

This Lake Forest home’s view of Lake Michigan isn’t the only captivating part of the estate. With woodwork and lighting designed and fabricated in England, the entryway at 77 Stone Gate is something to behold.

Bold and Bright

229 E Lake Shore Drive #4E, Chicago, Illinois

Bold wallpaper, artwork, and lighting fixtures highlight the foyer of this four-bedroom Gold Coast condominium, located in a beautiful pre-war building on East Lake Shore Drive. Comfortable seating adds functionality to the space.

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