Lakeshore East Real Estate

Discover the immaculate Lakeshore East homes for sale just outside the Chicago Loop!

Nestled just south of where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan is one of Chicago's trendiest new neighborhoods. Lakeshore East—known by some as New East Side—is a sleek master-planned community between Wacker Drive, Columbus Drive, Lake Shore Drive, and Randolph Street, and is highlighted by the award-winning Lake Shore East Park. This six-acre park offers a lovely urban green area that's adored by residents and visitors alike, and is the centerpiece for a variety of upscale multi-family homes. Owners of Lakeshore East real estate have perhaps the best proximity to both the urban amenities of downtown Chicago and the natural amenities provided by both Lake Michigan and the parks along the shoreline. By investing in Lakeshore East homes for sale, you can enjoy the energy of the city just a few blocks from home and then escape from the noise in the quaint green space and peaceful streets nearby.

Keep reading to discover the additional benefits of the Lakeshore East community, or have a look at the listings in the area.

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To say the diverse mix of condos and townhomes in Lakeshore East is impressive would be an understatement. The luxury skyscraper apartment buildings at the high end of the Lakeshore East real estate market have been designed by some of the world's most renowned architects and provide massive units. Ultra elegant condos in buildings such as Vista Tower or The Tides boast floor plans that exceed 4,000 square feet and include as many as five bedrooms.

These units also include some of the highest quality interior design features you'll find anywhere in Chicago:

  • cantilever or granite countertops
  • pristine hardwood flooring
  • stainless steel kitchen appliances
  • wrap-around balconies
  • finely crafted cabinetry
  • floor-to-ceiling windows
  • motorized window treatments

Even at the middle to lower end of the market, Lakeshore East provides a variety of comfortable modern condos and townhomes with upscale interiors. Buildings such as The Aqua and The Lancaster mix home styles and offer two-bedroom units that are well over 1,000 square feet for under $500,000. Many homes in Lakeshore East—particularly those on the upper floors of towering skyscrapers—also provide stunning views of either Lake Michigan or one of the many green areas nearby.

Lakeshore East Community Highlights

Lakeshore East might be the most ideal neighborhood in Chicago if you work downtown and want to walk to your office. The proximity to the heart of Chicago's urban center can't be beat, especially considering you can return home to a much quieter area just around the corner when your day is done.

Shopping lovers will also find that Lakeshore East fits their needs perfectly, as many apartment buildings also include retail space on the bottom floors. You won't even have to leave the friendly confines of your building on a cold day to do all your essential shopping and you can grab a bite to eat at a fine dining establishment just down the block!

Finally, the parks in and around Lakeshore East are truly incredible. The main gem of the community is Lake Shore East Park. Here, you're able to enjoy a peaceful escape from reality and enjoy green gardens while walking your dog or having a relaxing picnic. Only a couple of blocks away is Millennium Park, which is the home to some of the most unique interactive art on the planet as well as many free outdoor concerts. A number of other beautiful parks are located just south of Randolph Street, along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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