Gold Coast houses for sale

House in Chicago's Gold Coast Neighborhood Photo

House in Chicago's Gold Coast Neighborhood

Prices of houses for sale in Chicago’s Gold Coast typically start at $1,000,000. In 2012 the median sale price was $2,575,000. In 2011 and 2010 it was $3,750,000 and $2,472,500.*

Almost all Gold Coast houses have at least 4,000 SF. Most will fall in the range of 4,000 SF 8,000 SF. Most have lots smaller than the standard Chicago lot size.

Most of the houses are vintage with many built before 1900. There are lots of greystones and brownstones. There are a few new construction opportunities.

Most Gold Coast houses have 4 to 5 bedrooms with 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 bathrooms. Almost all will have at least 3 levels above ground and a basement. Most have a garage, but several of those garages are for only one car.

Gold Coast houses are overwhelmingly located north of Oak Street. There are a few farther south, west of State Street.

The number of choices of Gold Coast houses for sale has plummeted over the past few years. In June there were only 21 such homes for sale compared with 40 in June 2009. If you’re considering selling your Gold Coast home, contact me for a free market analysis.


Click below to see Gold Coast houses for sale by price range.

$4M & Above$3M to $4M$2M to $3M$2M & Below


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*Information is based on data from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED).


Fran Bailey Fran Bailey is a Realtor who has been quoted in numerous Chicago and national publications. To schedule showings for any listings, get a free market analysis for your home or to contact Fran email her at or call 773-793-4516. Learn More