Real Estate Buyers

Former Lincoln Park dairy and horse barn listed for $9.25 million

A five-bedroom, 9,200-square-foot house in Lincoln Park came on the market this month for $9.25 million.

Built as a horse barn, the 12-room brick building once housed the Lake View Dairy and later a wholesale toy business. In 1960, sculptor John "Jack" Kearney, who died in August, bought the building and moved in the Contemporary Art Workshop, which he and other local artists had founded in 1949.

The workshop closed in 2009 and the current owner, real estate executive John Supera, paid Kearney $2.2 million through a limited liability company in 2010 to buy the building. From there, Supera embarked on a major restoration, hiring Vinci Hamp Architects and converting...