The aptly named Gold Coast is one Chicago’s most affluent neighborhoods and one of the wealthiest in America. With streets lined by historic mansions, specialty boutiques and many celebrated restaurants, the Gold Coast is an intensely popular area for Chicago home seekers.
In addition to featuring upscale, destination retail and swanky boutiques, the Gold Coast has the added benefits of a vibrant nightlife and when the weather is warm, one of the cities most popular beaches in Oak Street Beach. With a number of top public and private schools, the neighborhood is also one of Chicago’s most family-friendly neighborhoods.
Given its close proximity to downtown, it’s no surprise that the neighborhood features numerous high-rise properties consisting of apartment buildings and condo living. In addition to its many high-rise homes, the Gold Coast also offers walk-ups, town homes, row homes and some of the most valuable real estate in the city.