A true East Lakeview vintage gem! Wow- 2BR+den/1.1BA penthouse features charming vintage details with the benefit of modern amenities. Enter through the spacious foyer which leads to large front living area which features rounded leaded glass bay windows and wood-burning fireplace with marble surround. French doors open to the sunny office or possible 3rd bedroom. Down the hall you will find an open kitchen and large family room that offers plenty of space for a dining table. The updated kitchen features gorgeous custom cabinets, granite countertops including bar with seating. Stainless steel appliances including Wolf cook-top and oven, and Bosch dishwasher. All of this is open to the family room which has a 2nd fireplace and original built-in hutch with stained glass accents. A large skylight allows for an abundance of natural light! Both bathrooms have been updated. Large laundry with side-by-side washer/dryer and plenty of extra storage. A large deck directly off the kitchen overlooks the quaint shared courtyard with tables, grill and pond. Sought after East Lakeview location! Just steps to the Lakefront path, Belmont Harbor, Broadway St. , public transportation and so much more!
Chicagoans will find more than a few of their favorite things in Lakeview, one of the largest neighborhoods on the city’s North Side.
There’s Lakeview’s proximity to the beach and public transit, quiet residential streets, thriving restaurant and bar scene and Wrigley Field, for starters.
Then there’s the neighborhood’s historic churches, theaters and notable architecture. The Music Box Theater has been operating since it opened in 1929, originally showing silent films accompanied by a live organ player, and now playing independent and foreign films.
Did we mention the outdoor festivals, farmers’ markets, nightlife and cultural attractions? Lakeview is home to the Belmont Theater District with over 30 theaters and live performance venues near the Belmont “L” station. Residents also have a front-row seat to the Chicago Marathon, Chicago Pride Parade and Bike the Drive.
And we can’t forget shopping – shops on the Southport Corridor, independent businesses on Lincoln Avenue, and unique boutiques sprinkled throughout the neighborhood.
Lakeview includes a variety of housing styles and prices and some of the city’s top-rated schools. Homes run the gamut from vintage walk-ups, condominiums, new construction three-flats, loft buildings, converted courtyard buildings and high-rises. There are also a variety of single-family homes from stately mansions near Lincoln Park to contemporary new construction throughout the neighborhood.
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