Lakeview real estate

Lake View houses a number of smaller neighborhoods within its boundaries, including Lakeview East, West Lakeview, and Wrigleyville, meaning a Cubs game is never out of the question in this North Side community. Lake Views Boystown is also a historic neighborhood in its own right. Boystown, the nations first officially recognized gay village, offers a lively nightlife as well as some of the citys best off-Loop theatre. But theres still even more to Lake View, including stretches of Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan, as well as every dining option imaginable and shopping at independently-owned boutiques and chain stores. Easily accessible CTA lines round out Lake Views many appealing qualities for prospective buyers.


Prior to its first Western settlera Swiss immigrant in 1837Lake View was used by Native American tribes as a camp and trail path. Throughout the 1800s, however, European families, especially German and Swedish, flocked to the area. Homes sprung up, as did civil and commercial infrastructure, and, as a unique historical note, during the Civil War the modern intersection of North Broadway, North Clark Street, and West Diversey Parkway was used as a Union training facility and Confederate prison. Lake View was incorporated into Chicago in 1889, continuing to modernize into the neighborhood Chicago knows and loves today.


Nearly 100,000 Chicagoans call Lake View home, making this neighborhood Chicagos second largest and most dense. An LGBT-friendly community and a sports-lovers oasis, Lake View offers a wide range of housing options, from upscale condos to mid-rise apartments and lofts. Inhabitants vary from largely Caucasian populations to African-American and Hispanic communities. Overall, residents are well-educated, post-college households of individuals and young families.

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Wrigleyville Stadium: need we say more? From catching a game at the famed stadium to heading for after-game drinks and dancing in Boystown (which also hosts an annual Pride Parade), Lake Views landmarks are as diverse as the populations that call it home. Lake View is also a revolving door of annual festivals and events, so prospective residents should make sure to keep their calendars clear for each new season!

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Number of properties currently on the market in Chi - Lake View, Cook County, IL:

  • Single Family: 85 Properties
  • Multi Family: 34 Properties
  • Condo/Townhouse: 514 Properties

Number of new Chi - Lake View, Cook County, IL Real Estate listings in the last month:

  • Single Family: 45 Properties
  • Multi Family: 9 Properties
  • Condo/Townhouse: 203 Properties

Average list price for Real Estate in Chi - Lake View, Cook County, IL over the last 6 months:

  • Single Family: $1,723,598
  • Multi Family: $1,128,021
  • Condo/Townhouse: $386,200

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