Chicago’s piratical rental services / apartment locators / apartment finders would like you to believe that finding a high-rise apartment in Lakeview East is a daunting task. Far from it.
If you buy the rental service line, and work with one of them, you’re a complete sucker and you won’t be shown some of the best apartment deals in Lakeview East. You need to be aware that a number of area landlords refuse to work with any of the rental services. Rental services routinely lie about building and apartment features, rent prices, pet policies and more – and run illegal bait-and-switch ads for the properties that they can’t show you. Consult our list of the twenty-five things rental services won’t tell you.
A Craigslist search for a Lakeview East apartment is generally a waste of time – or worse, given the risks associated with Craigslist ads. Your Craigslist search will surface 1,000s of ads, many of them illegal, out-of-area, bait-and-switch, and almost all from apartment locator services. Trulia, Zillow and hotpads are also time-wasters, with multiple rental service ads.
To make your Lakeview East high-rise apartment search fast, safe and easy, we’ve prepared a list of all of the buildings, with links to their websites. We’ve included videos from some of them below.
The buildings are in order by location, from south to north. Senior housing buildings are not included in the list.
The van der Rohe, , 14 stories, built in 1951. 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms.
Belmont by Reside, 3170 N Sheridan Rd, 14 stories, built in 1923. Studio, 1 and 2 bedrooms.
500 W Belmont, 500 W Belmont Ave, 10 stories, built in 1960s. Studio and 1 bedrooms.
422-24 W Melrose, 422-24 W Melrose St, 14 stories, built in 1920s. Studio, 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms.
3240 N Lake Shore, 3240 N Lake Shore Dr, 20 stories, built in 1929. 1 to 6 bedrooms.
3260-70 N Lake Shore, 3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr, 18 stories, built in 1928. 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms.
429-31 W Roscoe, 429-31 W Roscoe St, 13 stories, built in 1927. Studio, 1 and 3 bedrooms.
Hawthorne House, 3450 N Lake Shore Dr, 40 stories, built in 1966. Studio, 1 and 2 bedrooms.
Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted St, 17 stories, currently under construction. Studio, 1 and 2 bedrooms.
If you’re looking to live in a high-rise building or a larger apartment complex, you can reach the owners and managers of 1,000s of units with just a few phone calls or emails, and get accurate info about property features, policies and apartment availability. Wirtz Realty has five high-rises in the area and Reside Living has three. Planned Property has three contemporary high-rises and 15 additional Lakeview East properties. BJB Properties has one high-rise and more than a dozen low- and mid-rise buildings in Lakeview East. Lakeview Associates also has one Lakeview East high-rise and eight other area buildings. These companies also have numerous properties nearby in Lincoln Park.
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