Understanding Chicago’s Gold Coast: A History...

As one of Chicago’s (and the nation’s) most affluent and celebrated neighborhoods, the Gold Coast more than lives up to its name. In an ideal location between Lincoln Park and the Magnificent Mile to the north and south, and Lake Michigan and the Old Town neighborhood to the east and west, the Gold Coast is a quiet retreat of tree-lined streets and architectural gems. At heart of Chicago’s cultural scene, the historic district is steps from a premier shopping district, award winning restaurants, and prestigious museums and institutions. This attractive blend of mansions, historic row houses, and luxury high-rises attracts Chicago’s elite (and tons of tourists) for good reason.

Once little more than a swampy beachfront, the Gold Coast began to take its modern form in the wake of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. In the spirit of reconstruction, real estate mogul More...

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