Gold Coast

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If you’re looking for a unit in a luxury high-rise building in the Gold Coast, 4 E. Elm is now one of the neighborhood's most highly sought-after locations.

With an only 35 units in the building, 4 E. Elm defines not only luxury, but also a premium downtown Chicago living experience.  4 East Elm overlooks the best shops and restaurants in Chicago and is only a short walk from the lakefront. The building offers its residents the following upscale amenities:24-hour door staff, state of the art fitness center, landscaped sundeck with full size pool & spa, and clubhouse with lounge.

Most 4 E. Elm condos for sale contain 10' high ceilings with wrap around windows, 5' wide wood plank flooring, designer kitchen appliances including a sub-zero

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Chicago isn't short on vintage condo buildings but if you're looking to combine the charm and character of vintage architecture with the ultimate luxury living experience, here is a closer look at where condo buyers should start their downtown condo search. 

The Palmolive

First completed in the late 1920s, The Palmolive is one of Chicago’s most recognizable buildings. Now housing luxury condos, the art deco style high-rise also offers an exercise room, club room and plenty of privacy.

1500 N. Lake Shore

1500 N Lake Shore provides a fitness center and door service in Chicago’s Gold Coast. The sophisticated co-op also dates back to the late 1920s, with impressive lake views and plenty of appeal. 

1301 N. Astor

Staying in the Gold Coast,

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Looking to live in luxury? Search Downtown Chicago's priciest co-op apartment buildings along scenic Lake Shore Drive. 

999 N. Lake Shore

With impressive views of the lake and gracious attention to detail, 999 N Lake Shore offers a delightful location and some incredible additions. Constructed in the early 1900s, this pricey Lake Shore co-op includes a four-bedroom, four-bath unit with a whopping 4,000 square feet of living space. The luxury units of this property also include such high-end extras as high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace and access to a roof deck.

1500 N. Lake Shore

The elegant 1500 N Lake Shore enjoys sweeping views of the lake, city and the beach. With options including well more than 4,000 square feet of living space, the

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Luxury Chicago ApartmentsLooking for a lavish and luxurious apartment in the heart of Downtown Chicago this fall? Here's where you'll find some of the city's most impressive apartments currently on the market...

61 E. Banks

61 Banks Street is ideally located on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s distinguished Gold Coast. This property is an ultra-luxury boutique building designed by award-winning architect Booth Hansen. There are units for rent ranging in size from a studio all the way up to a massive 3000 sq. ft. 4-bedroom apartment. Interiors are made extremely spacious with the high ceilings and large windows that let in plenty of natural light. Residents here will enjoy a number of amenities as well, including a 24/7 concierge, secured entry, huge rooftop terrace area,

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Luxury Gold Coast Co-Op ApartmentsLooking for a classic downtown living experience in Chicago? Check out our short list of places to buy a co-op apartment in the Gold Coast neighborhood. 

70 E. Cedar 

For a vintage co-op apartment building in the Gold Coast, consider the units of 70 E Cedar. The pet-friendly building dates back to the 1920s, with a range of different floor plans currently on the market.  

1242 N. Lake Shore

More options for a co-op apartment sit within 1242 N Lake Shore. The elegant building allows for such desirable additions as a wood-burning fireplace, en-suite baths and plenty of updates.

40 W. Schiller

Located at 40 W Schiller, prospective new residents are treated to a charming co-op filled with upscale additions. The property also dates back to

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Park Tower Condo Hotels With a premiere location just off Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile, Park Tower may just hold the distinction of being the most ideally located condo-hotel tower in the city. As one of Chicago’s tallest buildings, the lower section of the building houses retailers, a hotel, and the renowned NoMi, while the upper floors of Park Tower make room for luxury condos.

The exceptional address not only allows for some exceptional views overlooking Michigan Avenue and the lake, but also a location that easily allows for prime access to some of the city’s most exceptional sites and attractions. Park Tower is conveniently tucked away between a number of impressive shops, bistros and galleries. 

While high-end amenities sit within the building itself, the

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9 W. Walton Condos For SaleHome to corporate execs and pro athletes, the condos of 9 W. Walton are some of the hottest residential options in Chicago right now. Priced in the multi-million-dollar range, a single owner snapped up the top four floors of the building to the tune of more than $58 million.

Some of the buyers are coming from other high-end towers like Waldorf Astoria, lured in by the appeal of super-luxury condos. Buyers are left to help custom design the look and finish of the condos at 9 W Walton, while basking in such amenities as a wine cellar, restaurant, workout rooms, plus an in-house car and driver.

While perhaps more subdued in appearance on the outside than other high-end condo buildings in the Chicago area, the design is certainly not dampening the

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What's For Rent at Waldorf AstoriaThe fashionable Waldorf Astoria Residences not only provide an exceptional address, but also the appeal of high-end amenities and impeccable style. Right now, you’ll find a small, yet enviable collection of residences for rent in the building.

This includes two units featuring three-bedrooms and 3.5-baths. One of these condos offers around 2,600 square feet of living space. 

The other three-bedroom, 3.5-bath condo on the market in the building provides for 3,500 square feet of living space. It also includes two balconies, a fireplace, a gourmet kitchen and lake views.

The largest unit currently available for rent at Waldorf Astoria is a four-bedroom, 4.5-bath unit. This particular home includes 4,000 square feet of living space, with both city

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Back in late July, an offer to turn 1400 N. Lake Short Drive back into apartments was denied by owners of the building, narrowly missing the 75 percent approval requirement set forth by Illinois law. Now, just over a couple weeks later, a second vote has reportedly been approved and New York-based developer ESG Kullen will in fact move forward with its original condo deconversion plan for the 391-unit vintage high-rise on Chicago’s lakefront.

According to Crain’s, the deal is nearly identical to the first offer and will pay owners around $425 per square foot, which is a significant jump from recent sales in the building that tallied just $300 per square foot.

Despite the increase, however, condo owners against the deal are worried they won’t be able

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Chicago Condo Buildings with Lake ViewsIf sprawling, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan are at the top of your wish list, we have a few condo buildings in mind that present buyers with exactly that.... 

1500 N. Lake Shore Dr.

With direct views of Lake Michigan, you certainly cannot go wrong with 1500 N. Lakeshore Drive. This 1920s era building offers up a variety of unique floor plans, with multi-million dollar units just as jaw-dropping on the inside.

189 E. Lake Shore

Also featuring the luxury of lake views, 189 E. Lake Shore capitalizes on its location with an array of upscale additions. The full-service building also allows for the convenience of parking.

1540 N. Lake Shore

Fantastic lake views are additionally possible from within 1540 N. Lake Shore. The building

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