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Living in Lakeshore East - Chicago's most desirable urban oasis - is its own reward in many ways. The spectacular architecture, the lush green park, the excellent variety of restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, and other businesses nearby, the proximity to the Loop, Lake Michigan, and Grant Park, and all the amenities in the various residential buildings make this neighborhood a wonderful place to be. 

However, perhaps the best part about owning real estate in Chicago's Lakeshore East is the community. Not only is the area filled with a vibrant group of professionals, families, students, and empty nesters who have all realized that living in a planned community in a world class near a cosmopolitan epicenter means that you get the best of all

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With just about one quarter of the upcoming super-tall Vista Tower already under contract, the newest skyscraper planned for Chicago is home to some of the most coveted real estate currently on the market. And we don't mean just in Chicago - this building is getting buzz and recognition around the globe.

So why is this new downtown development so popular? Let us count the ways...

The Interiors. With exquisite finishes customized to your preferences along with high end appliances and sweeping views of the city, the Chicago River, and Lake Michigan, there's almost nothing else we can say about the interiors of the luxury condos at the Wanda Vista other than that we can't wait to see them for ourselves!

The Exterior. Designed by Chicago

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Lakeshore East has become known for its remarkable architecture, luxurious residences complete with outstanding amenities, world class real estate with stunning views of Chicago's skyline, river, and Lake Michigan, and a park that forms a lush urban oasis in the heart of downtown Chicago. And now there's a new tower on the horizon that may prove to be the most spectacular aspect of the neighborhood...


Introducing Vista, a bold new Jeanne Gang design that will forever make an impact on Chicago's iconic skyline as city's third tallest building. Inspired by nature with a crystalline form that curves and undulates, this 94 story tower will be sure to stand out even in a city known for exceeding the limits, setting new trends, and pushing the

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Chicago is home to lots of spectacular high end estate - there's certainly no denying that. However, every once in a while a listing comes along that stands out from the rest; a once in a lifetime home or investment (or both).

Right now, this downtown Chicago property is 225 North Columbus Drive #8004, a gorgeously spacious penthouse condo in the iconic Aqua high rise. Situated in the urban oasis that is Lakeshore East, this three bed, four bath condo has sweeping unobstructed views of the city, lake, and river from its floor to ceiling windows and private terraces, all the high end finishes you could dream of, and a variety of luxury amenities that rival those of a prestigious hotel (including several pools, decks, and a state of the art

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It's no secret that our real estate team thinks that Lakeshore East is one of the most wonderful and liveable neighborhoods in downtown Chicago. And why wouldn't we? It's the perfect combination of luxurious condos and townhomes centered around a remarkable park and surrounded by every amenity you could ever want - and a few you probably haven't even thought of, but will soon never be able to live without.

Here are some of our favorite recent listings:

401 East Benton Place #401: Imagine living in the heart of Chicago but enjoying all the comforts of a three bedroom, four bath single family home in the suburbs, plus every high end appliance and premium finishes you could want. In addition, you have access to all of Aqua, including the sundecks,

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Our Chicago real estate team simply has to end the year on a high note! This Lakeshore East condo might be one of the finest pieces of Chicago real estate that our team has ever seen. Just check out that view!


This three bed, three bath condo situated on the 78th floor of the fabulous Aqua building has amazing 360 degree views of Lake Michigan, the city skyline, and the river. In fact, it has north, south, and eastern exposures, and multiple wrap around balconies, plus all kinds of unique designer finishes that make this Chicago condo a true castle in the sky.


There's a chef's kitchen with a custom pantry, along with remotely controlled audio, lighting, and window treatments. In fact, the overall design and technology of this Chicago

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In many parts of Chicago, $1 million can buy you a fabulous condo or other type of home - and Lakeshore East is no exception. In fact, a million dollar home on the New East Side may possess even more perks than those in other neighborhoods, thanks to the area's proximity to the Loop business district, the Park at Lakeshore East, Millennium Park, Lake Michigan, and everything else that downtown Chicago has to offer.


Here are some of our favorite luxury downtown Chicago homes in the $1,000,000 price range:

450 East Waterside Drive #2508 - This 3 bedroom, 3 bath condo boasts sweeping views of the city, River, and Lake Michigan. Perfect for parents with elementary school-age children since the world-class GEMS Academy is close by, along with the

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