Lincoln Park's most expensive homes with zoning that allows for deeper lots and more living space
Home owners choose Lincoln Park for easy access to Michigan Avenue shopping, the business district in the Loop, and Chicago’s scenic lakefront, while enjoying a small town setting that’s felt throughout the neighborhood.
If you’ve already decided that Lincoln Park is the right location for your next move, explore the best streets with large, luxurious single family homes.
Burling Street has wide lots and a home for sale has a pool
Burling Street home prices range from $1,650,000 for a home on a single lot to $45 million for a stunning mini-mansion on eight lots at 1932 N Burling. 1844 N Burling is a home currently for sale on a double lot
Sheridan Road, an extension of Lake Shore Drive, is home to the most affluent communities on Chicago’s North Shore. Hugging the shores of Lake Michigan, the grand estates, some originally situated on 100 acres, were built between 1900 and the 1930s by the most prominent architects of the day, including Benjamin Marshall, Howard Van Doren Shaw, and David Adler.
The quick and scenic drive along Sheridan Road to Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest, and Lake Bluff offered prominent Chicago families weekend retreats with private beaches, stables, tennis courts, and guest houses. The European-inspired mansions with ballrooms, paneled libraries, and orangeries were replicas of
These luxury condos in River North's Cathedral District are Chicago's hottest buys. Read more for a brief overview of this prime location.
Chicago's Cathedral District is a walkable location that will appeal to pied-a-terre buyers and full time residents who want urban amenities at their door.
The Cathedral District is a niche pocket neighborhood with one, two, and three bedroom luxury condos for sale. The popular River North: location is south of Delaware Place to Ontario Street, east to Michigan Avenue, and west to LaSalle Street. Drawing its name from three iconic churches in the area, Holy Name Cathedral, Fourth Presbyterian Church, and St. James Cathedral, this prime community of less than two square miles, is home to many of Chicago’s
The Three Most Expensive Blocks for Homes in Lincoln Park
The demand for high-end single family homes in Lincoln Park is still strong; in particular, in East Lincoln Park along the 1800 – 1900 blocks of North Burling, Howe, and Orchard Streets, just east of Halsted. Seventeen homes have sold for $5 million or more since 2008, and two homes sold in 2018 for $5,625,000 and $6,788,625. But these are not record Lincoln Park home prices. In 2010, 1866 North Howe Street sold for $8.5 million and a little over $9 million in 2013, and 1955 North Burling Street sold in 2015 for $13,345,373
The concentration of Lincoln Park mega-homes on just these three blocks can be attributed to a change in the zoning laws, allowing houses on Burling, Howe, and
Streeterville defies the expression that you can’t be everything to everyone with diverse real estate ranging from sky-high luxury condos in the 96-story John Hancock to classic pre-war co-ops with tree-top views: an historic pocket-neighborhood just off the lakefront and minutes to the world-famous shopping mecca, the Miracle Mile. The walk-to-everything location makes Streeterville an ideal choice for an in-town condo to enjoy on weekends or for full-time residents who want a quick commute to work.
In addition to shopping, Streeterville residents are a short stroll to the Museum of Contemporary Art that hosts free summer jazz performances on the Terrace Garden; Seneca Park, a quiet oasis, across from the
If you’re torn between wanting to live by the water but don’t want to be on Lake Shore Drive, you’ll enjoy discovering Chicago’s River North neighborhood, just south of Chicago Avenue and north of the Loop, east of the Magnificent Mile, and bounded on the south and west by the Chicago River, dubbed Chicago’s second shoreline by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Once a thriving industrial area, the economic downturn of the 1970s forever transformed River North into a creative colony, offering emerging artists and writers affordable lofts and studios in shuttered warehouses. Fortunately, with growth and prosperity, a sense of the neighborhood’s bohemian culture remained. Today, the officially designated RIVER NORTH GALLERY