Tag: Lake Shore Drive

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Are there timber lofts on Lake Shore Drive?

Are there timber lofts on Lake Shore Drive?

If you want to live in a true timber loft on Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville, you really have only one option: 540 N Lake Shore Drive. The b ...
A video tour of vintage lakefront co-ops

A video tour of vintage lakefront co-ops

Many Chicago real estate agents will pass their entire career without ever setting foot in one of the city's great co-op buildings, while a select ...
The views from a drive along Lake Shore Drive

The views from a drive along Lake Shore Drive

We've been looking at Chicago from high in the air the past few days, and we'll return to the sky tomorrow. Sunday's a great day for running north ...
Views from 1200 Lake Shore Drive, Libertyville, Chatham

Views from 1200 Lake Shore Drive, Libertyville, Chatham

Earlier today I visited the rooftop sundeck at 1200 N Lake Shore Dr with Coldwell Banker's Meladee Hughes. The views were quite a contrast wit ...
25% off over 11 months at 3150 North Lake Shore

25% off over 11 months at 3150 North Lake Shore

Unit 7A at 3150 North Lake Shore in Lake View was listed last June at $699,900. Last week a price cut (the home's third) brought the home down to ...
A rare rental at 999 N Lake Shore Drive

A rare rental at 999 N Lake Shore Drive

Built in 1912, 999 N Lake Shore Drive, became the anchor for what would become one of Chicago’s most sought-after addresses – East Lake Shore Driv ...
Stuff that sells: Lake Shore Drive landmark sells for $5.15 million

Stuff that sells: Lake Shore Drive landmark sells for $5.15 million

One of the four lavish, landmarked mansions in the 1200 block of North Lake Shore Drive sold this month for $5.15 million. 1260 N Lake Shore Dr, b ...
1000 Lake Shore, Drive vs. Plaza: Similar addresses, different price points in the Gold Coast

1000 Lake Shore, Drive vs. Plaza: Similar addresses, different price points in the Gold Coast

So I'm casually browsing Gold Coast over a morning coffee, and I start to detect an unnaturally wild spread in pricing at one location: 1000 Nort ...
Build your own home on Lake Shore Drive

Build your own home on Lake Shore Drive

You rarely see new single-family homes spring up along Lake Shore Drive, that's what someone has in mind in Lake View. In September Emily Sachs Wong ...
Chopping block: $100,000 trimmed over 18 months at 3300 North Lake Shore condo

Chopping block: $100,000 trimmed over 18 months at 3300 North Lake Shore condo

Unit 5C at 3300 North Lake Shore has been on the market since April 1, 2009. In the year and a half since, Realtor Mike Liska has adjusted the hom ...
Walking Lake Shore Drive: Francesca and Joe on 600 Lake Shore

Walking Lake Shore Drive: Francesca and Joe on 600 Lake Shore

The two towers of 600 Lake Shore Drive are among Francesca Rose's favorite new buildings. The towers are considered by many to be some of the best w ...
Walking Lake Shore Drive: Joe and Francesca on 680 Lake Shore

Walking Lake Shore Drive: Joe and Francesca on 680 Lake Shore

680 Lake Shore Drive was formerly the American Furniture Mart, and had an address of 666 N Lake Shore Dr. After the building's conversion to a mixed ...
Renovated Carlyle condo gets $1.05 million markup from 2008 sale price

Renovated Carlyle condo gets $1.05 million markup from 2008 sale price

One of the 200-plus homes that went on the market this weekend is this 3,020 square-foot, three-bedroom / 4.5-bath condo at the Carlyle, the 40-stor ...
Walking the drive with Francesca: 850 LSD, 840 LSD, and Lake Shore Park

Walking the drive with Francesca: 850 LSD, 840 LSD, and Lake Shore Park

The only rental building Joe Zekas and Realtor Francesca Rose passed during their walk down Lake Shore Drive earlier this summer was the luxury seni ...
Walking the Drive: Mies' four black boxes

Walking the Drive: Mies' four black boxes

In this segment from their Lake Shore Drive walk, Joe Zekas and Francesca Rose look at the Mies van der Rohe-designed co-ops at 860-880 N Lake Shore ...
Around the bend at 999 North Lake Shore Drive

Around the bend at 999 North Lake Shore Drive

At the eastern end of East Lake Shore Drive, where the road curves back to the south and becomes North Lake Shore Drive once more, is 999 North Lake ...
The Mayfair, East Lake Shore Drive's only condo building

The Mayfair, East Lake Shore Drive's only condo building

The Mayfair, 189 E Lake Shore Dr, is the only condo building on the highly prized, architecturally cohesive stretch of East Lake Shore Drive. The ot ...
From the Drake to the river: a walk down Lake Shore Drive

From the Drake to the river: a walk down Lake Shore Drive

This weekend Joe Zekas and Prudential Rubloff agent Francesca Rose went on a long stroll down Lake Shore Drive, starting from the intersection of La ...
Shark bites: Landmark luxury on Lake Shore

Shark bites: Landmark luxury on Lake Shore

A Lake Shore Drive address in the Gold Coast rarely comes cheap (unless you're buying at auction this weekend, perhaps), but it's especially pricey wh ...
Lake Shore Drive, north from Lake Point Tower

Lake Shore Drive, north from Lake Point Tower

The second leg of our drive up Lake Shore Drive took us past Lake Point Tower and into Chicago's North Side, where the wall of high-rises lining the ...
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