Dotted with architectural gems that range from vintage row houses to doorman high-rises, Gold Coast is a quiet, well-preserved retreat in downtown Chicago. Its tree-lined streets host many of the city’s most prestigious and afford residents superior access to Lake Michigan.
Due to its lavish, historic mansions and brownstones, upscale boutiques and restaurants, and close proximity to the lakefront, Gold Coast residents are generally more affluent. The area's highly-regarded schools and proximity to one of the nation's largest business districts young families and more established professionals.
A largely residential neighborhood with an array of architectural attributes, the Lake Michigan-adjacent community offers first-rate access to the south end of Lincoln Park and Chicago beaches at Oak Street and North Avenue.
Since the neighborhood bar scene doesn't extend north of Division Street and a significant portion of properties are vintage buildings, Gold Coast is a prime location for quiet daytime and twilight walks.
Gold Coast has a sizeable selection of condos, albeit compact spaces at steep prices, and even a variety of affordable walk-up apartments compared to other downtown neighborhoods. Family-sized rentals are rare, and pricey when available.
Just off Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, the chic designer stores and posh salons lining Oak Street will help work up an appetite for the neighborhood’s Michelin-starred restaurants.
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