Lakeview Chicago Real Estate
Lakeview is both a neighborhood in its own right, and a larger community area composed of both Lakeview and Wrigleyville. Lakeview is one of the most vibrant communities in Chicago, and home to the Boystown district – the first officially recognized gay village in the US. Lakeview is in the 60613 and 60657 ZIP codes. Read more for community amenities and activities, and browse Chicago MLS listings, featuring homes for sale near Lakeview.
Homes for Sale in Lakeview, Chicago
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For Lease Operating Salon On Southport Retail Shopping Corridor Next To Anthropologie. Salon Usa...
- 6 Beds
- 8 Baths
- 9,050 SqFt
This Property Is Situated On A 52' Wide Lot And Offers Spacious Living, Indoors & Out! 9,000+sf O...
- 5,760 SqFt
Double Lot In Prime Location In Lakeview. Steps From The Corner Of Ashland And Irving. Suitable F...
Lakeview / Wrigleyville Storefront In Highly Visible Strip Center With Fast Food Anchor. 2200 Sq....
- 4,850 SqFt
Valuable Clark St Location Steps From Wrigley Field! This Brick 2-story Mixed Use Property, Zoned...
- 4 Beds
- 5½ Baths
- 4,800 SqFt
- 0.07 Acres
Exceptional New Construction Solid Brick & Limestone Single Family Home By Surf Development. Feat...
Retail / Office Space For Lease In The Heart Of The Belmont Shopping Corridor Near Belmont L Stop...
- 3 Beds
- 2½ Baths
- 1,925 SqFt
Check Out The 3d Tour! One Of A Kind Asian Inspired Condo Crafted By Local Chicago Designer With ...
General Home and Housing Types Found In Chicago’s Lakeview
Lakeview features a large number of apartment buildings, usually low to midrise construction. Off the main streets, however, the character changes to one of vintage-exterior rehabbed condos, townhouses, and a few high-rises. One characteristic of properties in Lakeview is the use of every inch of the lot, creating a continuity and sense of unity in the streetscape. Homes in Lakeview range between $149,000 and about $1.6 million.
Lakeview Neighborhood History
Lakeview was first settled by the Miami, Ottawa, and Winnebago Native American tribes, not seeing European settlement until 1837. By 1857, Lakeview was an independent township, and popular resort. Lakeview was once one of the largest celery producing areas in the country. Lakeview has been home to several notable residents, from silent film star Charlie Chaplin to inventor Buckminster Fuller. The Lakeview community area includes the Boystown, Lakeview East, North Halsted, West Lakeview, and Wrigleyville neighborhoods.
Events, Activities, Lifestyle, and Dining Options In Lakeview
One of the biggest attractions in Lakeview is Wrigley Field, the landmark home of the Chicago Cubs. Not to start a fight, but 108+ year dry spell or not, they at least repeated as Series champs. Just saying.
In far less controversial matters, Lakeview is defined by the similarity of the neighborhoods it contains. The restaurants tend towards the classy, like Chicago Diner, a longtime vegetarian favorite, Tango Sur, an Argentinian steakhouse, or Peruvian cuisine standout Machu Picchu.
Lakeview Neighborhood Culture, Shopping, and Lifestyle
On Lakeview’s cultural scene, there is a preferences for live theater and music. The Vic is a longtime favorite concert venue, and has hosted many popular bands. Theater is big too, with the Athenaeum Theater, The Music Box, and many others.
Lakeview also offers exceptional shopping, with both boutiques and chain stores. There is a strong recycling and vintage/used theme in Lakeview, with popular shops like Beatnix vintage clothing, Bookman’s Corner used book shop, and Belmont Army.
The cultural scene in Lakeview is fairly homogenized across all of the various neighborhoods – there is a marked preference for fun nightlife, Chicago’s Off-Loop theater scene, and socially aware shopping. Walking or biking is a must, as the streets can be congested, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. That is a year-round thing, with the social life not pausing a bit for Chicago’s winters.
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