Gold Coast Real Estate
There are no two ways about it, Chicago's Gold Coast contains some of the most luxurious and sought after residential real estate for sale anywhere in the world. Tucked just beyond the Downtown Loop, the neighborhood boasts everything from splendid Georgian Revival mansions that date all the way back to the Victorian era, high-rise luxury condos and new construction condominium complexes to detached single-family homes, renovated greystones and rehabbed brownstone walkups. Bounded by Oak Street, East Lake Shore Drive, North Avenue, Lake Michigan and Clark Street; Chicago’s Gold Coast, definitely feels more like a traditional urban neighborhood than many of the Downtown Loop’s other communities. Buying a home there isn’t for everyone, but for those it suits, there are few places like it.
Gold Coast Neighborhood Information
The Gold Coast is home to Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, North Avenue Beach and some of the Windy City’s top dining, shopping, and given its rarified history architectural attractions. By day Oak Street boasts some of the city's best shopping in the form of a plethora of high-end designer boutiques and when sun goes down, Rush Street becomes one of Chicagoland’s storied nightlife hotspots. Residents in the mood for anything from a carriage ride to some al fresco dining or interested in grabbing a drink on a rooftop with a spectacular views will both be in luck. Chicago’s Gold Coast has steakhouses, creative contemporary restaurants, sushi bars, both casual and luxe brunch spots and more.
Gold Coast Accessibility
Public transportation is easily accessible. The Gold Coast is serviced by a few CTA Bus Routes and has Red Line L Stations at Clark & Division and Chicago & State that offer access to the Downtown Loop, north side, and south side. Many homes have secured parking or permit street parking and Lakeshore Drive is only minutes away.