CHICAGO GOLD COAST REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

Click below to see the Gold Coast Chicago real estate currently listed for sale in your desired price range. You can narrow the results by internal and external features. Pending sales are excluded.

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To see Chicago Gold Coast condo & co-op reviews and what’s for sale in those buildings see DOWNTOWN HOMES FOR SALE in the right column.

CHICAGO GOLD COAST REAL ESTATE STYLES

1420, 1430 & 1440 N Lake Shore Drive

1420, 1430 & 1440 N Lake Shore Drive

Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate is some of the most diverse in the city. There are mansions, houses, condos, brownstones, graystones, townhouses and co-op apartments. There are vintage (pre-war), art deco, mid-century, post-modern and even a few new buildings.

High rises (mostly vintage or built in the 1960s) line Lake Michigan. Some of the more notable high rises in the Gold Coast on Lake Shore Drive include: 1040 N Lake Shore Drive – The Carlyle, 1242 N Lake Shore Drive (former home of Ray Croc who built the McDonalds Restaurant Empire), and 1418 N Lake Shore Drive (has only full floor residences and was the last high rise built on Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast).

Several blocks have only low rise vintage buildings. More blocks have a combination of vintage buildings and high rises built around the 1960s.

Newer high rises such as 800 N Michigan – The Park Tower, 11 E Walton – The Elysian and 30 W Oak are located in the south part of the Gold Coast.

CHICAGO GOLD COAST REAL ESTATE MARKET STATISTICS

The median sale price of listed Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate in 2011 was $427,500. 436 mansions, houses, condos, brownstones, graystones, townhouses and co-op apartments were sold. 107 homes (25%) sold for $1,000,000 or higher. 26 homes (6%) sold for $3,000,000 or higher. The highest priced sale was $7,200,000.

Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate For Sale Monthly January 2006 - March 2012

Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate For Sale Monthly January 2006 - March 2012

The market isn’t back to a normal (balanced) market, but it is getting closer. As shown above the inventory of listed Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate for sale dropped over 20% from 505 units in January 2011 to 401 in January 2012. Less inventory means less competition for sellers and fewer choices for buyers.

While the inventory of Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate has been dropping market times were higher in 2011 than in previous years as shown below.

Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate Market Times Monthly January 2006 — March 2012

Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate Market Times Monthly January 2006 — March 2012

CHICAGO GOLD COAST REAL ESTATE AMENITIES

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