Former mansion home of NIU’s first president listed for sale, deal pending in DeKalb

The property, located at 411 College Ave. in DeKalb, comes with an estimated $389K asking price

A mansion, located at 411 College Avenue, is seen Aug. 16, 2022 . It has been listed for sale for several weeks and is now under contract. The property was once home to Northern Illinois University's first president, Dr. John Williston Cook.