Oprah farm now a family retreat

Kapos, Shia
June 2007
Crain's Chicago Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p32
The article presents information on Fred Latsko, the president of Chicago, Illinois-based Latsko Properties LLC and his wife Julie Latsko, an interior designer. They renovated the historic Dewes Mansion in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois back into a single-family residence. Their 9,700-square-foot estate in Rolling Prairie was previously owned by Oprah Winfrey.


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