Chicago Real Estate News & Neighborhood Notes

Gold Coast Chicago Condo Buildings Indoor Pool

Many Gold Coast condo buildings offer residents access to all sorts of premium common features and amenities. And while round the clock door service and heated garage parking certainly have their advantages, there’s just something about having easy and direct access to an indoor swimming pool inside your building that Chicagoans love. So, if you’re looking for that perfect Gold Coast condo but an indoor pool is also a must-have amenity, here’s a closer look at several buildings you’ll want to consider during your search.  

950 N. Michigan

950 N. Michigan, otherwise known as One Magnificent Mile, is conveniently located where River North, Streeterville, and the Gold Coast all intersect. The building was built in 1983 and has 57 stories, and inside

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Chicago Condos Near Viagra Triangle

The Viagra Triangle is a district in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood that is known for being one of the liveliest nightlife scenes in town. But along with all the upscale bars and clubs you'll find here, this particular part of the Gold Coast also features an amazing collection of world-class restaurants, boutique shopping, trendy cafes and coffee shops, several small urban parks, and easy access to the lakefront, making it a very desirable place to call home as well. So if you're considering a condo somewhere near Chicago's famed Viagra Triangle, here's a closer look at just several condo builders we recommend. 

4 E. Elm 

If newer construction near the Viagra Triangle seems like the perfect combo, look no further than 4 E. Elm. Located on the

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Expensive condo buildings in Chicago Gold Coast

With Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood being one of the most sought-after communities to live in throughout the entire continental US, it's no surprise that real estate prices in the area can reach incredible levels. Located in historic Chicago and right alongside Lake Michigan, this neighborhood is the epitome of luxury, style, and class to put it mildly. And if you're wondering just where some of the priciest real estate throughout the neighborhood lies, here's a quick look at just some of the most expensive condo buildings anywhere in Chicago's Gold Coast.

Park Tower

Located right above the Park Hyatt Hotel, Park Tower condos are in high demand among Chicago condo buyers looking for a premium residence right in the heart of the city. In all,

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Gold Coast Condos With Amazing Amenities

 

Chicago’s Gold Coast is a charming and luxurious neighborhood full of 19th-century homes and architecture, historic buildings, award-winning restaurants and so much more. Prospective condo buyers will find that vintage buildings with endless amounts of charm and character are contrasted with modern high-rise condos filled with luxury amenities. And while there are many condos to choose from in the area, not all of them have the amenities that make your purchase worth it. So if a living space with all the "extras" tops your wish list, here's a closer look at just some of the Gold Coast condo buildings that feature amazing and desirable lifestyle amenities.

Four Seasons Residences

First on the list is 132 E. Delaware Condos. These condos are

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Gold Coast Condos Near a Park

As many Gold Coast streets are lined with historic brownstones, luxury condos, high-end boutiques, and restaurants that create both an elegant and romantic environment like no other, this particular part of Downtown Chicago also features amazing natural landscapes and public parks as well. Mariano Park, Washington Park, and Goudy Square Park are three parks in particular that help make the Gold Coast neighborhood extra special, and of course there's also Oak Street Beach, located right on Lake Michigan, the Lakefront Trail, Polk Bros Park, and Lake Shore Park. Whether you are looking to go for a long walk by the lake or need a place for the kids to run around for a couple of hours the parks in the Gold Coast neighborhood have a little bit of everything.

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Affordable Condos in Chicago Gold Coast

 

The Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago is known for being one of the most luxurious and expensive neighborhoods throughout the entire continental US. The streets are lined with vintage architecture, beautiful scenic views, and many trendy and up-and-coming restaurants and boutiques. But moving to this highly sought-after Chicago neighborhood doesn’t have to always break the bank. So while the luxury home and condo market might help define the Gold Coast housing market, buyers are sure to also find some more affordable options without sacrificing quality as well.

111 W. Maple

111 W. Maple condos are an affordable yet elegant choice for any homeowner. Located near the north side this 34-story condo building was built in 1991 and has 331 units.

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Gold Coast Condos With The Best Views

 

Thanks to being situated right along the lakefront, and also in the heart of downtown Chicago, Chicago's historic Gold Coast neighborhood treats many condo owners to exceptional views of the surrounding cityscape, as well as the bright blue waters of Lake Michigan. And while every individual home buyer has his or her own unique needs and wants in a new place to live, here's a closer look at just some of the most highly-sought after condo buildings in the neighborhood that offer the best views money can buy.

50 E. Chestnut

50 E. Chestnut is a grandeur condominium located in the Gold Coast neighborhood. The building is 34 floors high and only has one condo per floor. Inside, most 50 E. Chestnut condos include 3 bedrooms, 3-baths, hardwood

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Best Amenities Chicago New Construction Apartments

Some of Chicago’s best apartment buildings have it all, including some newer construction buildings that also boast some of the city’s best residential amenities.

Imprint Chicago

The fabulous Imprint Chicago is a luxury apartment building in the city’s South Loop neighborhood. Situated inside an old printing house, the unique property includes access to such amenities as a rooftop terrace with a yoga platform, plus some grilling stations, a fire pit, and a private dog run. You’ll also find a full fitness center with Peloton bikes, some co-working space, a demonstration kitchen, and attached garage parking, as well as bicycle storage.

Wolf Point East

Wolf Point East overlooks a four-acre riverfront park in the meeting spot of Fulton Market,

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Chicago High-Rises With Modern Interior Finishes

 

Downtown Chicago is home to some of the city’s most luxurious high-rises, topped off by exceptional amenities in a prime location. In many cases, the condos themselves are accented by some of the most extraordinary interior finishes. For those just as concerned with the interior finishes as they are with exterior façade and the rest of the building’s unique attributes, here are some of the top high-rise buildings to check out in the downtown area. 

One Chicago

At home in Chicago’s Gold Coast, One Chicago offers an exclusive address, with some of the best interior finishes you’ll find in the entire city. The timeless residences of One Chicago feature rich gloss walnut doors, wide plank oak engineered flooring, custom stepped ceilings, and

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Tribune Tower Homes located on Chicago’s infamous Mag Mile (435 N. Michigan Ave) is creme de la creme when it comes to unique luxury condos and over the top 5 Star amenities.  Originally the home to The Chicago Tribune Newspaper its history dates back to the 1920s.  Rich in Neo-Gothic architecture it's quite a site to see. The developer Lee Golub founder of Golub and Company set his sites out to transform this historic building into a 5 Star Jewel while keeping the integrity and amazing character that you would only find in a 100-year-old building. 

From the facade to the breathtaking lobby with 40+ ft ceilings Lee preserved everything he could. It’s like walking into the Tribune 100 years ago, but even better!  

Once you are blown away by all the

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