Gold Coast Apartment Living
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Renters in Chicago looking for apartments in the Gold Coast will find places that are close to the city’s vaunted retail districts and celebrated restaurants. The Magnificent Mile -- which includes Water Tower Place, the John Hancock Center (now known as 875 N Michigan Ave), the Drake Hotel and the Four Seasons -- is practically at the doorstep of many Gold Coast Chicago apartments.
Dining in Gold Coast
Gold Coast apartments are within reach of Rush Street’s glamorous array of old-school Chicago steakhouses and seafood joints, including Hugo’s Frog Bar and Tavern on Rush. Quick lunch bites with a healthy helping of good vibes are available at The Goddess and the Grocer.
Nightlife in Gold Coast
North Rush Street provides options aplenty, though tend to be more upscale, for nightlife. Sparrow is one destination that balances nostalgic design and old world charm with modern cocktail recipes.
Coffee in Gold Coast
Tempo Cafe is a classic sit-down diner with a full menu, plus it’s open late. But folks looking for quick cup of joe can get their fix at quaint Whispers Coffee & Tea, which is literally a stand in the middle of Mariano Park.
History in Gold Coast
In 1882, one of Chicago’s most famous capitalists, Potter Palmer, began construction on a new home at 1350 North Lake Shore Drive, between Banks and Schiller Streets. Designed by Henry Ives Cobb and Charles Sumner Frost, the 10,000 square-foot mansion cost one million dollars and required three years to build.