Gold Coast

Gold Coast is one of the best neighborhoods to live in Illinois with a population of about 7,817. Right off the coast of Lake Michigan, this community has a dense, urban feel that is defined by upscale homes and impressive high-rise apartments. Most residents own their homes and Gold Coast is a great location for families as well as individuals that enjoy a lively neighborhood.  Numerous parks nearby with excellent school options. As one of the countries more affluent neighborhoods, Gold Coast is home to many excellent restaurants (Maple & Ash, Somerset, Gibson’s Steakhouse) as well as intricate attractions dating as far back the 19th century (Chicago Water Tower, Newberry Library, Broadway Playhouse). Gold Coast is also a hub for shopping with boutiques and luxurious shopping centers as well as the magnificent mile, a strip along the border of the lake which is home to plenty of shops (900 shops, Macy’s, Kendra Scott, etc.) exquisite dining (Terrace 16, Redhead Piano Bar, Carmine’s, Francesca’s) and great attractions like Navy Pier and The Art Institute of Chicago. There is also places for kids such as the Chicago Children’s Museum, Lincoln Park Zoo, and the Amazing Funhouse Maze which are all located in and around Gold Coast. This area of Chicago has no shortage of attractions and events that are sure to appeal to any individual in the area. Whether you are looking for great food and fantastic nightlife or enjoyment for the whole family, Gold Coast has plenty to offer. This area also has easy access to transportation like the Metra and L trains.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Walking / Hiking trails
Oak Street Beach
North Avenue Beach
Goudy (William) Square Playground Park
Chess Pavilion
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