- 4 Beds
- 4.5 Baths
- 5,700 SqFt
209 East Lake Shore Drive Condos For Sale
Once considered the most prestigious address on this swanky street, this building is often referred to simply as "209" by connoisseurs of architect Benjamin Marshall's neo-classical masterpieces from the 1920s. Understandably, 209 East Lake Shore Drive condos for sale remain some of the Chicago luxury real estate market's most reverred properties, offering unequaled splendor for those lucky or successful enough to call this building home. The exterior's striking white brick facade enwraps an exquisitely renovated series of high-rise homes that are more than a match for less historic buildings when it comes to contemporary conveniences. In other words, these extraordinary units offer the opportunity for buyers to become a part of Chicago's architectural legacy while representing the cutting-edge of sophisticated modern living. When you live here, you'll have arrived.
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The elegance of this luxury co-op cannot be understated. With only 35 extremely spacious units available, 209 E. Lake Shore Drive luxury condos don't go on the market often, and when they do it's rarely for less than $4 million. You only need visit the building in person, however, to realize that these homes are certainly worth the price. From the tower's truly gorgeous frontage, which sits on a quiet residential strip facing Lake Michigan, to each units meticulously renovated interiors—the work of some of the most renowned architects working in Chicago today—this Benjamin Marshall-designed landmark packs a wallop of a first impression.
Many of the homes here preserve the vintage charm of the original building by offering crown molding, hardwood flooring, stone fireplaces, and mastercrafted wood paneling. Each unit has been customized over the years, however, reflecting the particular tastes of generations of homeowners, and they can be further shaped to match your needs with permission of the co-operative. What you'll find here is a fantastic array of features and amenities designed to satisfy even the most discerning of buyers. You can expect features like:
- Retractable shades and home automation systems
- Soaring vaulted and barrel ceilings
- State-of-the-art Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances
- 1800-bottle wine rooms
- Indoor/outdoor parking spaces
- Leased parking with daily car washes
209 E. Lake Shore Drive is truly one of Chicago's most storied pieces of real estate, and this is your chance to become a part of its next chapter.
Living near 309 E. Lake Shore Drive
Many would consider the strip of seven luxury high-rise buildings along the historic strip of East Lake Shore Drive—not to mention the famed Drake Hotel—to be the very height of exclusive luxury living in the heart of Chicago. After all, this is the 6th wealthiest neighborhood in the United States, and home to numerous celebrities, artists, and the cream of Chicago's business and finance world.
Not only do these buildings offer extensive panoramas of the lake and Oak Street Beach, they're around the corner from some of the city's finest upscale retailers and restaurants, including the shops at 900 North Michigan and award-winning dining experiences like Fig & Olive, Gibson's Steakhouse, and Hugo's Frog Bar. Nearby, you'll also find some of the most striking architectural wonders in the city, like the Hancock and the Palmolive Building. Indeed, all the fantastic attractions and amenities along River North and the Magnificent Mile are open to you here.
Living on Lake Shore Drive makes it convenient to travel across the city, whether you take a town car to Midway or O'Hare, or zip north to visit Lincoln Park or Wrigley Field. This area is home to at least 32 Fortune 500 companies, and many exclusive attractions here cater to the tastes of the truly successful, from the Symphony Center, to the Ford Center for Performing Arts. With so much to see and do in this magnificent city, by choosing to live in one of these 309 E. Lake Shore Drive luxury condos for sale, you're choosing not just a home but a way of life.
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