Chicago's video history: the design and construction of Lake Point Tower

Jump into the YouTube time machine and travel back to the 1960s to see the construction of Lake Point Tower, the 70-story residential high-rise at 505 N Lake Shore Ave. The three-part “Lake Point Tower: The Story of Building a Building,” made in 1969, is narrated by one of the tower’s architects, George Schipporeit.

Want to live in Lake Point Tower? Twenty-nine condos in the building are listed for sale:

  • Six one-bedroom / one-baths with 1,100 square feet, priced from the $380s to $440s
  • One two-bedroom / one-bath with 1,100 square feet, priced in the $390s
  • 13 two-bedroom / two-baths with 1,450 to 2,300 square feet, priced from the $500s to $1.25 million
  • Three two-bedroom 2.5-baths with 1,800 square feet, priced from the $890s to $970s
  • One three-bedroom / 2.5-bath with 1,800 square feet, priced in the $840s
  • Two three-bedroom / three-baths with 1,850 to 1,860 square feet, priced in the $940s and $970s
  • One three-bedroom 3.5-bath with 3,000 square feet, priced at $1.09 million
  • One four-bedroom / three-bath with 4,500 square feet, priced at $1.89 million
  • One four-bedroom / 3.5-bath with 3,240 square feet, priced at $1.49 million
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