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Chicago's fabled Gold Coast neighborhood is bounded on the south by Oak St (1000 N) and East Lake Shore Drive, on the north by North Ave (1600 N), from Lake Michigan west to Clark St (100 W).

Some Streeterville partisans lay claim to the fragment of the Gold Coast that includes East Lake Shore Drive.

Gold Coast ZIP codes include 60610 and 60611.

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Rent an apartment and donate to the Lakeview Pantry

Lakeview Pantry

You need a new apartment, and many Chicago residents need help with food, especially in the summer months when children are out of school. When you become a new resident at one of Planned Property‘s apartments this July and August, Planned will donate a portion of your rent to the Lakeview Pantry to help meet ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A spacious, skylit townhome in a landscaped Gold Coast oasis

1000 N State #3

Unit 3 at 1000 N State spans more than 4,000 square feet of open, sunny living area at one of the city’s most attractive locations: the intersection of State St and Oak St. The 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home opens from a landscaped courtyard with steps-to access to a pool that’s shared with residents of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A Gold Coast 3-bedroom with sweeping views and an open layout

1030 State 46H view

Unit 46H at 1030 N State is a southeast corner 3-bedroom that serves up dramatic views of the city skyline from every room. The home’s large windows, generously-sized rooms and efficient plan create an airy, open feeling. Newberry Plaza boasts a full suite of amenities, including a pool and fitness room, and an enviable location ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 16, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

State and Elm demolition recalls a notorious one

4 East Elm

The recently-demolished site that’s slated for new condominiums at 4 East Elm in the Gold Coast reminded me of the steel skeleton that stood for years at the southeast corner of State and Division. The two-story building currently at the site is occupied by Bank of America. The audacious Lou Wolf, a convicted arsonist and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 11, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – dog-friendly 1-bedrooms at the edge of the Gold Coast

1000 N LaSalle

If you’ve been searching for an affordable, dog-friendly one-bedroom with parking and an updated kitchen and bath, your search will be over when you visit 1000 N LaSalle. 1000 N LaSalle has a tree-shrouded, fenced-in, grassy dog park that will delight you and your pet, a variety of one-bedroom apartments you’ll be happy to call ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 30, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment spotlight – Gold Coast high-rises with pools

1120 N LaSalle

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured buildings this week are three Gold Coast ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A renovated 4-bedroom on the Gold Coast’s best block

109 E Bellevue

If Bellevue Place between Rush St and Lake Shore Drive isn’t Chicago’s best block, it’s at least a heavyweight contender. Oak Street Beach is at one end of the block and the great restaurant and nightlife cluster surrounding Mariano Park is at the other end. Magnificent Mile shops and Oak Street boutiques are just around ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A designer showcase high above Oak Street Beach

1000 Lake Shore Plaza

This 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath Gold Coast home at 1000 Lake Shore Plaza was completely redesigned by David Yustin. The home has a spectacular great room that spans a large area filled with light from south and east-facing windows. The 38th floor home is listed for sale at $1,000,000. Coldwell Banker’s Meladee Hughes is your ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 19, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rental deal of the day – Gold Coast corner 3-bedrooms

1111 N Dearborn

Three-bedroom apartments are in short supply in the Gold Coast, but Planned Property currently has several available at 1111 North Dearborn. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath homes are attractively priced from $3,100 to $3,400. The homes have space-expanding bay windows that flood them with light. Active roommates are attracted to the location for its proximity to the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Gold Coast wannabe apartments slated for Clark and Chestnut

Clark & Chestnut at arrow

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday that a development group is planning a 33-story, 392-unit apartment tower at the southeast corner of Clark and Chestnut in the Gold Coast. It’s easy to understand why the developer would want to cash in on the cachet of the Gold Coast, and less easy to understand why ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 1, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1330 North Dearborn apartments, 1330 N Dearborn Pkwy, Gold Coast

1330 North Dearborn

1330 North Dearborn is a 16-story, 88-unit apartment tower at 1330 N Dearborn Pkwy in the Gold Coast. The building was originally known as the Dearborn Walk apartments. It was designed by little-known architect Seymour S Goldstein. Goldstein was the architect for Second City and is remembered mostly for incorporating a part of the elaborate ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1000 North LaSalle apartments, Gold Coast adjacent

1000 N LaSalle

1000 North LaSalle is a 9-story apartment building situated at the cusp of the River North, Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods. The building was completed in 1981. Barancik Conte & Associates was the architecture firm for the building. Burton Lipman Associates was the general contractor. The apartments 1000 North LaSalle has studio, 1- and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1111 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1111 N Dearborn

1111 North Dearborn is a 32-story, 286-unit, full-amenity apartment tower. The building was completed in 1981, making it the second newest rental high-rise in a true Gold Coast location. Capital Associates Development was the developer, Barancik Conte the architecture firm and Burton Lipman Associates the general contractor. The broad white verticals that typify many of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

What’s for rent in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview

2756 N Pine Grove

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 2756 N Pine ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Is the Gold Coast’s grandest yard at risk?

Gold Coast Lurie

The 19,000 square foot Gold Coast home at 1547 N Dearborn Pkwy has one of the most beautifully landscaped side yards on Chicago’s north side. It’s a true urban oasis that has to be a constant source of delight to its owner. You can see some of the yard in the above video and more ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 11, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Apartment deal – book your appointment online and save $300

Planned offer

A number of Chicago’s apartment buildings and management companies offer incentives to renters who book their appointments directly rather than through a rental service. Planned Property currently has one of the most generous rewards for online appointment-booking: up to a $300 discount on the first month’s rent. Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Where are Chicago’s best singles apartments?

Alta K Station

If you time-travel back to the 70s and look for an apartment you’ll be bombarded by come-ons to live where there’s a “swinging singles scene.” One Gold Coast building took the theme to the extreme, naming itself The Satyr. Most apartment marketing today avoids a blatant “party pad” approach to attracting tenants, with the notable ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Newly-renovated Gold Coast apartments

1260 Dearborn location

The 13-story, 196-unit 1260 North Dearborn was built in 1929 as the Park Dearborn Hotel. The Beaux Arts building was designed by Loewenberg & Loewenberg. 1260 North Dearborn was renovated in the 1990s and is currently undergoing additional renovations. Monthly rents for studio apartments start at $1,050 and 1-bedrooms range upwards from $1,550. Newly-remodeled kitchens ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A Gold Coast 2-bedroom with a large private terrace

100 Bellevue 3F

Private outdoor space of any size is rare and precious in Chicago’s Gold Coast high-rises. The beautifully-updated 2-bedroom, 2-bath home at 100 E Bellevue Pl boasts a private terrace that spans more than 500 square feet and can be accessed from multiple rooms. The terrace has a view out to Lake Michigan and ample space ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

10 West Elm apartments, 10 W Elm St, Gold Coast

10 West Elm Chicago

10 West Elm is a 20-story, 134-unit vintage apartment tower in the Gold Coast. The building also has 16,500 square feet of office and retail space. B. Leo Steif & Company & Company was the architect for the Art Deco building, which was completed in 1929. The multi-colored 10 West Elm is visually arresting, with ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2014