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The Carlyle

1040 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE - Gold Coast Condo

About The Carlyle

Situated at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive, this Chicago condo development in the prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood offers would-be homeowners the perfect spot to settle down in comfort while enjoying the conveniences of urban living. This handsome residential high-rise was constructed in the mid-1960s, but it still retains its elegance and charm. The building is located just across the street from the lakefront and beach, and at 40 floors, residents of the Carlyle have some of the best lake views that can be found in Chicago.

These days, when searching for a place to call home, there are some essential amenities that we just expect to have while other features are an extra bonus that make the city lifestyle that much sweeter. The residences at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive integrate a touch of luxury with the everyday necessities to create the ultimate dream home. Convenient building services and the option to choose from a number of different layouts that incorporate varied room sizes give residents the chance to select a living space to fit their needs.

In addition to the building's unit sizes and floorplans, you probably want to know the details of purchasing a place here. Like whether pets are welcome-well, maybe that wasn't at the top of your list—but it's still important to recognize, especially if you have a four-legged family member, because unfortunately there are no pets allowed in this particular building.

But we were talking about other details that interest potential buyers...Maybe you were thinking more along the line of how much you can anticipate paying annually in assessments and taxes? Well, the average assessments for this lovely Chicago residence are $1,133 per month and the taxes typically cost $9,810 per year. So don't forget to factor that in when calculating your mortgage. And just to help you weigh the cost of buying real estate in this building, we've compiled the most up-to-date data to suffice your additional inquiries.

There are currently few 1-bedroom residences available in with an average listing price of at just the right market price and an average selling price of $888,400, and the price per square foot of a unit at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive is $398. Just to give you an idea of the going rate today for this particular site, a 1-bedroom unit recently sold for $1,202,000 in July of 2006.

  • Neigborhood: Gold Coast
  • Total Number of Units: 130
  • Year Built: 1964
  • Air Conditioning: CEN AIR, ZONED
  • Exterior: BR
  • Common Amenities:
  • Garage: HEATED, ON-SITE
  • Pet Policy: NO PETS

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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

    Chicago International Charter School

    11 E Adams St Ste 600

    Charter Preschool - High PK-12

    Payton College Preparatory High School

    1034 North Wells St

    Public High 9-12

    The Latin School Of Chicago

    59 West North Boulevard

    Private Preschool - High PK-12

    Metropolitan Schoolhouse

    1415 N. Dayton

    Private Elementary - High K-12

    Lincoln Park High School

    2001 North Orchard St

    Public High 9-12

    Lincoln Elementary School

    615 West Kemper Place

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8

    Catherine Cook School

    226 West Schiller Street

    Private Preschool - Middle PK-8

    Bennett Day School

    955 W Grand Ave

    Private Preschool - High PK-12

    Lawrence Hall-Lakewood

    65 East Wacker Place

    Private Elementary - High n/a

    City Of Chicago School District 299

    125 South Clark St

    Preschool - High PK-12

    Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center

    225 West Evergreen Ave

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8

    Lasalle Elementary Language Academy

    1734 North Orleans St

    Public Elementary - Middle K-8

    The Chicago Academy For The Arts

    1010 West Chicago Avenue

    Private High 9-12

    Bright Horizons at The Atrium

    300 W Hill St

    Private Preschool - Elementary PK-1

    Cornerstone Academy

    1111 N Wells St # 4th

    Private Elementary - High n/a

    Cornerstone Academy

    1111 N Wells St Fl 4

    Private High 9-12

    Skinner North Elementary School

    640 West Scott St

    Public Elementary K-6

    French-American School Of Chicago

    615 West Kemper Place

    Private Elementary - High K-12

    Latin School Of Chicago Lower

    1531 North Dearborn Parkway

    Private Preschool - Elementary PK-4

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    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - C2 Tier*
    C2 Tier*

    Beds: 2 | Baths: 3.5 | Square Feet: 1600

    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - D Tier
    D Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 4.5 | Square Feet: 4400

    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - B1 Tier*
    B1 Tier*

    Beds: 1 | Baths: 2.5 | Square Feet: 2230

    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - C3 Tier
    C3 Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 4.5 | Square Feet: 3050

    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - B2 Tier*
    B2 Tier*

    Beds: 2 | Baths: 3.5 | Square Feet: 1600

    1040 N Lake Shore Drive Floorplan - A Tier
    A Tier

    Beds: 3 | Baths: 4.5 | Square Feet: 3020