Lakeview Real Estate
One of Chicago's largest and liveliest neighborhoods, Lakeview incorporates several smaller distinct areas including Boystown and Wrigleyville and spans from Belmont Harbor on the East and Ashland Avenue on the West to Irving Park Road to the North and Diversey Parkway on the South. Prospective home buyers will quickly discover that the residential real estate offerings that dot its quiet, tree-lined, blocks are as varied as the lifestyle amenities and characters of its pocket communities. The homes for sale in Lakeview range from graystones, detached single-family homes and townhouses to remodeled condos, gut rehabbed lofts and high-rise condominium complexes.
Lakeview Neighborhood Information
Lakeview is world famous for being the home of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field and known locally for its proximity to Lake Michigan and a range of entertainment options. The neighborhood’s central strips are alive with some of the most charming restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques the Windy City has to offer. Its numerous bike trails, parks, beaches, restaurants and theaters give Lakeview’s residents more than enough to do in their leisure hours. Rollerbladers, bike riders, and power walkers flock to Belmont Harbor and Diversey Driving Range. Dog lovers can enjoy the sunshine with their furry friends at Montrose Beach. Between the restaurant options lining Belmont and Clark Streets, there isn't a type if cuisine residents can't find. Each summer, Lakeview hosts street festivals featuring live music and a wide variety of vendors.
Lakeview residents who drive have easy access to Lakeshore Drive. The neighborhood is serviced by a number of CTA Bus Routes and Brown, Red, and Purple Line L Trains all run through Lakeview, giving urban commuters easy access to the Downtown Loop, Evanston and Chicago’s North West Side. Lakeview is also one of Chicagoland’s most walkable areas.