Consider Lake Shore Drive Real Estate For Your Next Chicago Home

Posted by Helaine Cohen on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at 3:09pm.

Lake Shore Drive Real Estate in ChicagoLiving on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago can be compared to living on Madison Avenue in New York or Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles. Despite being downtown Chicago’s busiest and most used thoroughfare, Lake Shore Drive real estate is still at a premium and is all about status and prestige. For home buyers searching the downtown Chicago real estate market from out of town, Lake Shore Drive may just seem like nothing more than a noisy, heavily traveled highway built to funnel drivers in and out of the city. But for those who know and love Chicago for what it is, real estate along Lake Shore Drive is a status symbol that’s understood well by locals and something that’s particularly sought-out by luxury home buyers who want the best of what the Windy City has to offer.

While it’s true, Lake Shore Drive is often busy, noisy, and at times even an eye-sore, residents who live on Lake Shore Drive rarely even notice all the congestion. The main reason for this is that today’s Lake Shore Drive actually contains both an inner roadway, which is used for slower local traffic, and an outer roadway, which of course is the limited access highway that caters to faster moving cars and trucks.

All Lake Shore Drive real estate in Chicago is calmly situated on the roadway’s inner drive, so despite the LSD’s notorious reputation for being a busy expressway, the lifestyle for those who are lucky enough to call this stretch home is actually quite passive. In addition, when it comes to some of the hottest, most exclusive condo buildings situated on Lake Shore Drive, what’s going on outside of the building has very little effect on the stunning unobstructed views of Lake Michigan each unit possesses or the world-class amenities that are offered at nearly every address on “the Drive”. So when considering a location for your next upscale home or condo, think about Lake Shore Drive real estate and all the perks that go along with it. While all the condo building on Lake Shore may have a different style or feel, the one thing they all have in common is undeniable class and sophistication.

For more information on Lake Shore Drive real estate in Chicago, contact Helaine Cohen, downtown Chicago realty expert, at (312) 953-0961 today!     

My Top 10 Current Lake Shore Drive Real Estate Listings:

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Rarely Available "c" Tier On A High Floor Facin...

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$519,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,800 ft²

Residential

3300 North Lake Shore Drive #15c, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10360063

Rarely Available "c" Tier On A High Floor Facing The Lake!! A Private Elevator Vestibule Opens To Gallery And Living Room With Magnificent Views Of The Lake, Harbor, And Park. Renovated Kitchen Opens To Large Dining Room. Great Master Suite W/enlarged Renovated Bath. In-unit Washer Dryer. Beautif...

Elegance On The Lake! Grand Scale Rooms, Hardw...

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$525,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,500 ft²

Residential

3500 North Lake Shore Drive #9a, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10385989

Elegance On The Lake! Grand Scale Rooms, Hardwood Floors, Fabulous Wall Space For Art, Butler's Pantry, Gourmet Kitcehn And 3 Ensuite Bedrooms Plus Guest Bath. Palatial Dr Divided To Include In-home Office. 2-zone Central Air, In-unit Washer-dryer, And Magnificent Vintage Detailing Throughout. ...

Enjoy Awesome Lake Views Along With Fireworks F...

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$525,000 Price Change

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,545 ft²

Residential

880 North Lake Shore Drive #16dh, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10398296

Enjoy Awesome Lake Views Along With Fireworks From Your Living Room & Then Retreat To Your Master Suite With Views Of The Hancock Bldg & City. This Rare Combination Of Two South End Apts In A Landmark Mies Van Der Rohe Building With Floor-to-ceiling Windows Has Created A Bright And Spacious Two-b...

Incredible Opportunity To Live In A True Piece ...

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$525,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths

Residential

880 North Lake Shore Drive #14cd, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10404720

Incredible Opportunity To Live In A True Piece Of Chicago Architectural Heritage In This Mies Van Der Rohe Designed Building. A Combined Unit Floor-plan, This 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo Features Floor-to-ceiling Windows With Stunning, Corner Views Of Lake Michigan And Navy Pier. Generous Open Li...

Live-happily-ever-after In This Private, Spacio...

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$525,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,800 ft²

Residential

3300 North Lake Shore Drive #3c, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10438833

Live-happily-ever-after In This Private, Spacious, Updated Vintage 2 Bed, 3 Bath Condo On Inner Lake Shore Drive! Elevator Up To Private Entry. Gourmet Kitch Updated W/ Ss Appls, Professional Stove, 2-tone Cabs, 2 Dishwashers, Rare Full-size In-unit Laundry. Charming Dining And Living Room With H...

Modern And Sophisticated 2 Bed, 2 Bathroom Cond...

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$525,000 Contingent

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,324 ft²

Residential

530 North Lake Shore Drive #1303, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10462360

Modern And Sophisticated 2 Bed, 2 Bathroom Condo Nestled In High End Development With Noteworthy Amenities. Light & Airy Open Concept Floor Plan Is Flooded With Natural Light And Offers Unmatched Views Of The City & Lake Michigan! Pristine Eat-in Kitchen Boasts Ss Appliances, Rich Cabinetry And G...

Check Out The 3d Tour! Incredible Remodel Of A...

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$529,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,800 ft²

Residential

3534 North Lake Shore Drive #1d, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10511522

Check Out The 3d Tour! Incredible Remodel Of A Vintage Lake Shore Drive Condo. Spacious 3 Bedroom/2.5 Bath, Recently Rehabbed Throughout. Boutique Side Lobby Entrance Off Of Tree-lined Brompton Street. Extra Wide 22 Foot Floor Plan Features Hand Stained Hardwood Floors, Gourmet Kitchen With Qu...

Imagine Waking Up To An Awesome, Inspiring, Sun...

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$545,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,436 ft²

Residential

910 North Lake Shore Drive #2219, Chicago, IL

MLS® #10114009

Imagine Waking Up To An Awesome, Inspiring, Sunrise Every Morning From Floor-to-ceiling Windows. Look No Further - This Is The Place! Architectural Classic, Iconic Mies, Located In Streeterville. Northeast Corner Large Two Bedroom Plus Den Created From A Three Bedroom. Cherry Hardwood Floors A...

   

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