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Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood is one of the most coveted residential areas in the city. With its access to Chicago’s fabulous park system, Lake Michigan, and its proximity to The Loop, the Lakeview area is one of the most desired neighborhoods in which individuals and families prefer to reside. Residential Lakeview Chicago real estate is rather eclectic: from classic brick townhomes, modern high-rises, to single-family houses—Lakeview boasts a nearly endless amount of housing options.
Lakeview real estate for sale Chicago offers a housing solution for nearly everyone. Homes in Lakeview range from the affordable to the expensive. Buyers have a myriad of options to choose from: single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums, coach houses, and historic mansions. There is everything from current architecture to properties built in the late 1800s with prices between $160,000 to over two million dollars. Median sales price for Lakeview real estate are about $420,000, with an average listing price of $690,000.
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Lakeview’s location makes it a fantastic place to live; the neighborhood is bounded by Irving Park Road to the north, Lake Michigan to the east, Ravenswood Avenue to the west, and Diversey Parkway to the south. Encompassing the world-famous friendly confines of Wrigley Field at Clark and Addison, the Lakeview neighborhood is just 4 miles north of the Loop. Accessible by the Red Line, downtown is only a few minutes via the el ride and Lake Michigan is only minutes away by foot. Also within Lakeview is Boystown, the nation’s first recognized gay village.
The Lakeview community is an organized patchwork of cultures and personalities. Lakeview is organized and led by the influential Lake View Citizens Council from the 1950s which is concerned for the betterment of the neighborhood. Young professionals mix with senior citizens in many areas of the neighborhood; although a spirited atmosphere, Lakeview maintains a friendly, neighborly feeling.
There are a variety of cultural destinations in Lakeview; the neighborhood is home to 15 art galleries, 8 performing theatres, and 5 movie theatres. If you cannot find the cultural destination you are looking for in Lakeview, you can get on the red line and go to all of downtown’s cultural attractions within 30 minutes.
With over two dozen parks—including Chicago’s largest, Lincoln Park—Lakeview’s numerous parks exemplify the city’s dedication to green spaces. Lincoln Park and Belmont Harbor are some of the city’s nicest and busiest parks that are in Lakeview, including Wriggly Field—a popular dog park near Wrigley Field.
|Highest Listing Price:||$4,795,000|
|Lowest Listing Price:||$150,000|
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Listing information last updated on May 29th, 2016 at 6:20am CDT.