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Gold Coast City Club is a 21-story, 147-unit apartment building at 860 N Dewitt Pl in Streeterville. It was built in 1961 and designed by the firm of Hirschfield & Pawlan.
Gold Coast City Club is the only modernist rental building in Streeterville north of Chicago Ave, a part of the neighborhood that was once the exclusive turf of 1920s-era buildings but that’s now home to Water Tower Place, the Hancock Center and the Mies van der Rohe high-rises on Lake Shore Drive.
The building has recently undergone a substantial makeover of its amenities and apartments.
Gold Coast City Club has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath units. Floor plans and rent ranges are available online.
The units have larger living areas and more closet space than is typical of most of the newer apartments in Streeterville.
The units have updated kitchens with built-in microwaves and electric stoves. Some of the kitchen layouts have an eat-in area
Heat is included in the rent. Air-conditioning is individual through-the-wall units.
Amenities, services, policies
The building has a large rooftop sundeck with a grilling area and views of the lake.
There’s a nicely-equipped fitness room with a variety of cardio and strength-training equipment.
The building has a sprawling resident lounge with a gaming area and multiple seating areas.
A Dollop Coffee outlet is on-site.
Gold Coast City Club is pet-friendly and has on-site management and maintenance.
Gold Coast City Club is in the long-established north section of Streeterville, an area characterized by a rich architectural mix but dominated by high-rise buildings dating to the 1920s.
Shopping. The nearest full-service grocery stores, each about a half-dozen blocks from Gold Coast City Club, are Treasure Island, which bills itself as “America’s most European supermarket,” and Whole Foods.
Several delis and convenience stores are within a block or two of the building. A Walgreen’s Pharmacy is a short walk away on Michigan Ave.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment.
Gold Coast City Club is in a restaurant-dense environment, with something for almost every mood and palate. Much of the scene caters to hotel guests, office workers and tourists, but there’s also a plethora of neighborhood favorites. An
River North restaurants and nightlife are a few minutes’ walk away.
Parks, recreation. A block south of Gold Coast City Club and just east of the Museum of Contemporary Art is Seneca Playlot Park, a tree-shrouded oasis that always seems to be flooded with small children enjoying two playground areas.
Lake Shore Park, which has a running track, tennis courts, a playground and a small field house, is a few steps south of the building.
Gold Coast City Club is a few blocks from the popular Oak Street Beach.
Transportation. CTA bus routes stop a block from the building and represent the most accessible form of public transportation. CTA trains and Metra rail service are not within what most would consider convenient walking distance.
Access to and from Lake Shore Drive is convenient. Reaching I-90/94 and the rest of the city’s expressway grid can often be time-consuming. Expect near-gridlock conditions when there’s a major event in the neighborhood.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive Streeterville apartment guide.
Rentals are typically available in a number of nearby condo buildings, sometimes at lower rents than in the managed apartment buildings, but typically with fewer amenities.