Archive for the 'Lakeshore East' Category

Are There Many Views Better Than This? A 1-Bedroom in Aqua at 225 N. Columbus

This 1-bedroom in Aqua at 225 N. Columbus in Lakeshore East just came on the market. Built in 2009, it has 82 stories and is the tallest building in Lakeshore East. There are apartments on the lower floors and condos on the top floors. Everyone shares the amenities which includes an indoor and outdoor pool, […]

The Perfect Chicago View? A 1-Bedroom at 155 N. Harbor in Lakeshore East

This 1-bedroom in Harbor Point at 155 N. Harbor Drive in Lakeshore East came on the market in October 2016. Harbor Point is one of the oldest buildings in what is now the Lakeshore East community. Built in 1974, it is famously on the Lake Shore Drive curve with views south of the city and the […]

The Original Lakeshore East: A 2/2 With Lake Views at 195 N. Harbor Drive

This 2-bedroom in the Park Shore at 195 N. Harbor Drive in Lakeshore East came on the market in August 2016. I don’t have a direct on view of this building in my archive, but you can see it peaking out just behind the high rise building in the front/right of the picture above. That midrise building in […]

What’s It Like to Live on the 80th Floor? A 3-Bedroom Penthouse at 225 N. Columbus

This 3-bedroom duplex penthouse in the Aqua Tower at 225 N. Columbus in Lakeshore East just came on the market. It’s on the 80th floor and faces north so there are views of the John Hancock Building as well as the Lake. The main floor appears to have about 12 foot ceilings and has the […]

Who Will Buy the 406 Luxury Condos in Lakeshore East’s Wanda Vista?

The Wanda Vista hotel and condo tower in Lakeshore East has been approved and is moving forward. A sales center recently opened up downtown. This is not a small building. At 93-floors, it will be the third tallest in the city. The condo portion of the building will have 406 residences. The prices will range […]

How High Will Prices Go? A Million Dollar 1-Bedroom in Lakeshore East: 340 E. Randolph

This 1-bedroom in 340 On the Park at 340 E. Randolph in Lakeshore East just came on the market. It’s on the 14th floor and faces south, which is the preferred view, with views of Millennium Park, the Lake, Grant Park and the historic wall of buildings on Michigan Avenue. It has the original Snaidero […]

Love Lakeshore East? Buy a 2/2 Under the 2006 Price in The Regatta at 420 W. Waterside

This 2-bedroom in The Regatta at 420 W. Waterside in Lakeshore East came on the market in October 2015. It is bank owned. From the pictures, it appears that the kitchen, with cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, and the bathrooms, are intact. It has central air, a balcony, and washer/dryer hook-ups […]

Market Conditions: New Record High Price for 340 On the Park in Lakeshore East

A 3-bedroom penthouse in 340 On the Park at 340 E. Randolph in Lakeshore East just closed for $5.2 million. On the 62nd floor, it has 12 foot floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Lake, Millennium Park, and the rest of the city. The views are pretty spectacular. The unit has 3 terraces and 2 […]

What Price Would You Pay for Views? A 1-Bedroom at 400 E. Randolph in Lakeshore East

This 1-bedroom at 400 E. Randolph in Lakeshore East came on the market in December 2014. Built in 1963, this 994-unit building was among the first of the “view” buildings in this neighborhood. But my how the neighborhood has changed. Now, the south facing balcony from this unit overlooks the Maggie Daley Park and the award winning Millennium Park […]

125+ Days on the Market in Aqua: A 1-Bedroom at 225 N. Columbus in Lakeshore East

This 1-bedroom on the 64th floor of Aqua at 225 N. Columbus in Lakeshore East came on the market in May 2015. It is a south facing unit with 687 square feet. The kitchen has luxury cabinets by Snaidero, stainless steel appliances and quartz counter tops. The unit has floor to ceiling windows, central air […]