Lakeshore East Apartments
Also known as the New East Side, Lakeshore East is one of downtown Chicago’s best-kept neighborhood secrets. Tucked between Lake Michigan and the Loop, Lakeshore East apartments are gracefully arranged around an award-winning six acre park. The neighborhood consists of downtown Chicago condo high-rises, apartment rental buildings, plus a handful of restaurants and businesses. Lakeshore East has been in the news recently for construction on Vista Tower, a 95-story tower designed by Jeanne Gang, which will bring luxury condo residences and the Wanda Vista hotel to 363 E. Wacker Drive in 2020.
Lakeshore East Luxury Apartments
Living in Lakeshore East offers residents stunning city, lake, and river views with downtown neighborhood advantages no matter the season. In warmer months, neighborhood residents are steps from Lake Michigan for runs on the lakefront path, across the river from Ohio Street Beach, and can have a front-row seat to Navy Pier’s weekly firework show. During the city’s colder weather, they can commute into the Loop on foot through the Chicago Pedway, a system of underground tunnels and overhead bridges. Living in Lakeshore East apartments, such as The Tides & Shoreham, places residents next door to GEMS World Academy Chicago and across the park from Mariano’s grocery store, III Forks, Mezcalina Mexican, and Minghin Cuisine.
The Park at Lakeshore East includes a gated playground, dog park, and intimate seating areas. With fountains, walkways, and plantings, the park holds many events throughout the year. Regular events like Movies in the Park, Fitness in the Park, and Music in the Park accompany annual or seasonal occurrences, such as the Chicago Spring Half Marathon.
Aqua at Lakeshore East
Well known in Chicago for its unique, curved, white concrete balconies, Aqua is a mixed-use residential skyscraper at 225 N. Columbus Drive. The architectural icon offers residents floor plans ranging between studio and two bedroom apartments. Residents have access to the Aqua Apartments Shore Club, which includes over 100,000 square feet of amenities on two floors, including indoor and outdoor pools, running track, basketball court, and sky lounge.
At 345 E. Wacker Drive, Coast opened its doors in 2013. With two finish packages to choose between, cool and calm, these luxury Lakeshore East apartments include plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The smoke-free and pet-friendly residences have full-sized washer/dryer in unit and expansive glass paneled balconies. Coast at Lakeshore East provides an indoor spa lounge with sauna and steam rooms, world-class fitness center, resident lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, and private meeting rooms.
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