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From its countless number of Gold Coast apartment rental high-rise buildings to its bustling nightlife and world renown restaurants, this neighborhood offers its residents everything a Chicagoan could ask for! Its origins date back to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. In the aftermath of the disaster, millionaire Potter Palmer moved to the area from South Loop’s Prairie Avenue District and built the Palmer Mansion. Many of the wealthiest and affluent followed suit and the area grew from there. Today, the neighborhood is made up of a medley of extravagant homes, charming row-houses, high-rise apartments rentals and condo buildings, many of which have impeccable lake or skyline views! If you are looking for luxury Gold Coast apartments for rent or even condos for rent, this area features the highest concentration of hi-rise buildings in the city! Many of these Gold Coast apartment rental buildings feature exciting amenities such as indoor or outdoor swimming pools, on site fitness centers, garage parking, laundry on site or apartments with laundry in unit, a doorperson, business center, receiving room and much more!
Those who decide to rent in the Gold Coast will have access to an area that is also known for its entertainment, playing host to some of the best bars, restaurants, and shopping opportunities in the city! Division Street between Dearborn and State is home to a slew of popular late night hot-spots while the more upscale dining options can be found along Rush Street. Moreover, Oak Street provides visitors and residents with the best in high end luxury shopping and then don’t forget about Oak Street beach and nearby North Avenue Beach which are two of Chicago’s top summer destinations!
Because of it’s proximity to Downtown Chicago and several colleges and universities a Gold Coast apartment rental is a great option for those needing Northwestern University housing, Depaul University off campus housing, housing near the Art Institute of Chicago, housing near the Illinois Institute of Art, apartments near the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and housing near the John Marshall Law School. Most of the apartments for rent in the Gold Coast are either walking distance or less than 10 minutes away. Public transportation is also easily accessible, as the CTA Red Line Train and several bus routes run through the center of the neighborhood!
If you are interested in a Gold Coast apartment for rent you should also consider nearby similar upscale neighborhoods such as River North and Streeterville.