Near North Side
Near North Side Real Estate
Bordered by the Chicago River, North Avenue and Lake Michigan, the Near North Side is another one of those pieces of the Windy City made up of smaller pockets. Prospective home buyers will find residential real estate offerings from unique neighborhoods ranging from River North to The Gold Coast. So in addition to being able to boast of containing Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile, more museums than it would be possible to count on one hand, the Lookingglass Theatre Company and The Original Gino’s East within its boundaries, the neighborhood also contains Streeterville’s luxurious high-rise condos and Streeterville’s turn of the century brownstone rowhouses and at least a bit of everything in-between.
Near North Side Neighborhood Information
Residents flock to Chicago’s Near North Side specifically because of the lifestyle it offers, a high-energy atmosphere with a vivacious nightlife scene that’s within walking distance of the Downtown Loop's commercial heart. Some of the newest restaurants the city has to offer as well as high-end designers including Chanel, Prada, Tom Ford call the Near North Side home, making the neighborhood a foodie's paradise and an absolute heaven for shopaholics. Living there puts homeowners within walking distance of North Avenue beach as well as local attractions such as the John Hancock Center and Watertower Place.
Near North Side Accessibility
It might actually be an understatement to describe Chicago’s Near North Side as commuter friendly. Both Michigan Avenue and Lakeshore Drive run right through the neighborhood. It’s serviced by a full score of CTA Bus Routes and both the Red and Brown L Train Lines.