A small neighborhood bordering the Gold Coast, River North and Lincoln Park, Old Town’s location is difficult to beat. Wells Street offers plenty of lifestyle accommodations, ranging from local top-rated eateries to bustling bars. The accessibility to adjacent neighborhoods means almost any attraction is a stone’s throw – or CTA stop – away. While you’re close to Downtown in Old Town, its setback location provides an escape from the tourist-filled streets and overwhelming work crowds.
Here are some of Z Chicago’s favorite spots in Old Town:
- For laughs: Second City and Zanies
- Casual drinks: Old Town Pour House
- Not your average grocery store: Plum Market OR Treasure Island Grocery
- Celeb-worthy fitness center: Equinox
- Must-do for Summer: North Avenue Beach (open from Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Homes in Old Town vary from upscale modern mid-rises to charming historic walk-ups. Whether you’re renting or buying in Old Town, suitable and attractive apartments or homes are attainable no matter your personal taste. Check out the newest listings below.
9 Walton Street 3300, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Incredible, rare opportunity to own a full-floor unit in Chicago's premiere, sold-out building, No. 9 Walton. 7100 square feet of luxury living with 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. The enormous private heated terrace is perfect for entertaining. Sophisticated floor plan with many unique and special features designed by Tom Stringer Design Partners.
1516 Lake Shore Drive, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
A luxury residence like this is not viewed it's experienced. Originally built for Edward Tyler Blair, a Chicago investment banking magnate, the home was designated as a Chicago Landmark in 1989 and is listed on both the National Register and Illinois Register of Historic Places. Every once in a while an exceptional opportunity presents itself. This is one of those times.
1432 STATE Parkway, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Located on an extraordinary double lot in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast, this 9,100 sqft mansion offers the best of all worlds! Original handcrafted architectural details have been preserved while it was transformed by LG Development into a comfortable 21st century home with state-of-the-art infrastructure and a modern floorplan designed for entertaining and family living.
Detached Single For Sale 1241 State Parkway, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
1241 State Parkway, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Bloomfield Development presents an ultra-rare, new construction, 7,400-square-foot single-family home in the heart of the famed Gold Coast.
Attached Single For Sale 65 Goethe Street M102, CHICAGO, Illinois, 606
65 Goethe Street M102, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Lucien Lagrange architects, Lovell and White designers and the current homeowners, together created this stunning, urban retreat with timeless appeal and the perfect flow of space. This magnificent home lives like a single family with approx. 5800 square feet on 2 floors and a private street entrance, yet includes 24-hr.
Attached Single For Sale 9 Walton Street 2601, CHICAGO, Illinois, 6061
9 Walton Street 2601, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Incredible opportunity to own a half-floor NE corner unit with beautiful lake and city views that has been totally built-out and ready to move into. This gorgeous home has 4420 SF of living space and a 740 SF private heated terrace with gas, water and electricity that is perfect for entertaining.
1316 Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, Illinois, 60610
Historic character and exquisite architectural details of a Brand New Mansion in the Gold Coast. 6 bedrooms, 6 baths and 2 powder rooms, 2.5 car garage on a oversized lot of 25x150 deep for your enjoyment. The home offers a grand chef's kitchen over looking a beautifully landscaped garden. Elevator travels all the way to the roof terrace, 4 fireplaces. Crown moldings restored to historic look.
1550 CLARK Street 1002, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
One of a kind Penthouse home with views overlooking Lincoln Park and the Lake, at the intersection of the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Old Town. 1550 On The Park offers luxury new-construction in a boutique, full-amenity building.
Detached Single For Sale 1433 State Parkway, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
1433 State Parkway, CHICAGO, Illinois, 60610
Elegant Gold Coast Mansion 2 blocks from Latin School on over sized lot (30 x 130). Total rehab 2011. 5 bedrooms and 5 baths 3 1/2 baths. 2/1/2 car gar. Elevator to all floors. Wolfe, Meile, Sub Zero in kitchen areas + butler pantry. 9 gas fireplaces ( 1 exterior). 300+ bottle temperature controlled wine cellar with tasting rm. Custom mill work, wood floors, and paneling thru out house.