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Drake Tower Apartments

179 E LAKE SHORE DRIVE - Gold Coast Condo

About Drake Tower Apartments

Located at 179 E. Lake Shore Drive, this is just one Chicago condo development in the Gold Coast neighborhood that offers spacious units, quality construction and all the amenities you need to live in comfort. The development offers units with a number of different layouts. The various floorplans include anywhere from 1 to 3 bedrooms. Typically, the living rooms are 352 square feet, providing plenty of space to host a Super Bowl party or your child's sleep-over. Although, with second bedrooms being 132 square feet on average, your kids and their little buddies will have enough space to camp out on the floor in their own room if they want.

The units at 179 E. Lake Shore Drive are quite spacious, but sometimes the penthouse itself isn't enough to gain your interest if you're not allowed to bring your beloved pet along to the new abode. Not to worry, this residential building welcomes the four-legged members of the family as well, so start packing up Fluffy's things and picking out the perfect new spot for that paw-print water bowl.

In addition to the tangible characteristics of the units and regulations of the building, you'd probably like to know a little bit about the cost of living in a place like this in the Gold Coast - more specifically, how much you should anticipate paying in monthly assessments. Well, the most recent research from homeowners in this sought-after Gold Coast dwelling shows the average assessments cost $2,401 per month. And just to help potential residents-such as yourself-get a better idea of how real estate in this building is faring these days, we've compiled the latest data on the purchase history and current conditions for 179 E. Lake Shore Drive.

From the time it is listed to the time it sells, the standard amount of time a unit in this building stays on the market is 731 days. Just to give you a ballpark figure on the typical price for a place here, a 1-bedroom most recently sold for $782,500 in July of 2007. More generally speaking, the price per square foot is $518.

  • Neigborhood: Gold Coast
  • Total Number of Units: 68
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Air Conditioning: CEN AIR
  • Exterior: CC
  • Common Amenities: BIKE ROOM/TRLS, DOOR
  • Garage: 1CAR GAR, HEATED, LE
  • Parking: FEE/LEASED, VALET
  • Pet Policy: CATS OK, DOGS OK
  • Close To The Lakefront
  • Close To A Bus Stop
  • Close To Public Parks
  • Close To A Dog Park
  • Near A Beach
  • Has An Elevator
  • Has A Fitness Center
  • Has In Unit Laundry
  • Has A Doorman

Available Units

Unit #301 - $350,000 - 1 bed/1 bath Unit #302 - $389,000 - 1 bed/1 bath Unit #502 - $850,000 - 2 bed/2 bath Unit #22W - $1,495,000 - 3 bed/3.1 bath Unit #19S - $400,000 - 2 bed/2 bath Unit #603 - $799,000 - 2 bed/2 bath

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    Schools In The Gold Coast Area

    See grade levels, address, and scores for schools in the Gold Coast area.

    20 schools in area
    School Type Level Grade(s) Rating

    Salazar Elementary Bilingual Center

    160 West Wendell Street

    Public Preschool - Middle PK-8
    5

    Chicago International Charter School

    11 E Adams St Ste 600

    Charter Preschool - High PK-12
    1

    Payton College Preparatory High School

    1034 North Wells St

    Public High 9-12
    10

    The Latin School Of Chicago

    59 West North Boulevard

    Private Preschool - High PK-12
    NR

    Metropolitan Schoolhouse

    1415 N. Dayton

    Private Elementary - High K-12
    NR

    Lincoln Park High School

    2001 North Orchard St

    Public High 9-12
    9

    Lincoln Elementary School

    615 West Kemper Place

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8
    10

    Jones College Prep High School

    700 South State Street

    Public High 9-12
    10

    Catherine Cook School

    226 West Schiller Street

    Private Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Renaissance Preparatory School

    719-721 S State St

    Private Elementary, High 4, 10-12
    NR

    Bennett Day School

    955 W Grand Ave

    Private Preschool - High PK-12
    NR

    Lawrence Hall-Lakewood

    65 East Wacker Place

    Private Elementary - High n/a
    NR

    City Of Chicago School District 299

    125 South Clark St

    Preschool - High PK-12
    NR

    Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center

    225 West Evergreen Ave

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8
    5

    Lasalle Elementary Language Academy

    1734 North Orleans St

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8
    7

    The Chicago Academy For The Arts

    1010 West Chicago Avenue

    Private High 9-12
    NR

    Bright Horizons at The Atrium

    300 W Hill St

    Private Preschool - Elementary PK-1
    NR

    Cornerstone Academy

    1111 N Wells St # 4th

    Private Elementary - High n/a
    NR

    Cornerstone Academy

    1111 N Wells St Fl 4

    Private High 9-12
    NR

    Skinner North Elementary School

    640 West Scott St

    Public Elementary K-6
    10

    School data provided by GreatSchools.School service boundaries are intended to be used as reference only. To verify enrollment eligibility for a property, contact the school directly. GreatSchools Ratings provided by GreatSchools.org.

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 19E Tier
    19E Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 3.5

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 20W Tier
    20W Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 3.5

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 01 Tier*
    01 Tier*

    Beds: 1 | Baths: 1.0 | Square Feet: 950

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 04 Tier
    04 Tier

    Beds: 1 | Baths: 1.0

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 02 Tier*
    02 Tier*

    Beds: 1 | Baths: 1.0 | Square Feet: 950

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 03 Tier
    03 Tier

    Beds: 2 | Baths: 2.0

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 23E Tier
    23E Tier

    Beds: 2 | Baths: 4.0

    179 E Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - 22W Tier
    22W Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 3.5