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179 E. Lake Shore Condos For Sale
Drake Tower, 179 East Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL
Completed back in 1927 and originally known as Drake Tower, the fabulous beaux-arts high-rise at 179 E. Lake Shore Drive is exclusive, luxurious, and extremely sought after by luxury condo buyers who appreciate a true vintage style. In addition to its unique design and unparalleled history, the aptly named Drake Tower is also located right next door to the renowned Drake Hotel, consequently providing residents with direct interior access to the famed Gold Coast hotel as well. In all, 68 co-op apartments are housed over 179 E. Lake Shore Drive’s 30 stories, and as for amenities, a full business center, an exercise room, and wine cellars are all part of the living experience once calling 179 E. Lake Shore Drive home.
For more information on the luxury condos for sale at 179 E. Lake Shore or other high-end Gold Coast condo buildings, contact the downtown real estate experts at Chicago’s Property Shop today at (312) 243-5200!
High half floor apartment on the east side of Drake Tower captures unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, Lake Shore Drive, beach and city skyline. Thirty-two-foot-long living room has hardwood floors, classically sited fireplace and high ceilings. Windows facing north and east bring in light and views that distinguish the formal dining room. The nuHaus chefs' kitchen with connecting family room/eating area includes a La Cornue range, SubZero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher integrated into the custom cabinetry. The butler's pantry features wine refrigerator. Adjacent laundry room has Miele washer and dryer, sink and folding area. Three en-suite bedrooms include a wood paneled bedroom with built-in murphy bed that serves well as a library. Master bath has steam shower. Building amenities include restored lobby, uniformed door, elevator and maintenance staff, large gym, terrace, wine storage, attached parking ($100 for up to two vehicles) and on-site manager and engineer. Exclusions.
Unique to Benjamin Marshall's East Lake Shore Drive's Drake Tower apartments is residence 502. Ideal as a pied-a-terre, just steps from Michigan Avenue, the gracious layout of 1,852 square feet features two en-suite bedrooms, an eat-in kitchen, and optional space for an office. It is replete with 9 foot 6 inch ceilings, 8 ft double doors, and timeless architectural details, including a wood or gas burning fireplace with a period marble mantle. Refined and elegant, the 33 foot living and master bedroom have picture windows fronting a verdant park and the lake. A fully-equipped gym is a few doors from the apt's service entrance. On-site garage parking $100/month. Assessment includes property taxes
Significant Price Reduction! Flawlessly renovated pied-a-terre at Drake Tower overlooks Lake Michigan and park from the living room and master bedroom. The living room located off the foyer features hardwood floors, exquisite moldings, large windows and sophisticated fixtures. French doors access the handsome master bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Master bathroom is stylishly renovated in floor to ceiling white tile with spacious shower with frameless glass. The yacht-sized white kitchen features floor to ceiling tile and uses the space efficiently by including cabinets to the ceiling, under counter lighting, Viking stove/oven, Miele dishwasher and Sub-zero refrigerator & freezer drawers. Drake Tower offers a high level of service, recently restored lobby, exercise room, outdoor terrace, business center, attached garage parking ($100 per month) and direct access to the Drake Hotel. Furniture may be available for sale.
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Listing information last updated on May 19th, 2019 at 6:05pm CDT.