A Village in the Heart of the City
A multi-award-winning master-planned community located where the Chicago River and Lake Michigan meet. This vibrant community presents an idyllic lifestyle. A peaceful park-like setting with all the attractions and conveniences just steps from your home.
Chicago is known for its outstanding array of gourmet delights; celebrity chefs and local favorites tempt with their culinary expertise. The varied gastronomic landscape continues through Lakeshore East, where you can enjoy cuisine from a classic American steakhouse or a local diner, an Asian bistro or a Mexican cantina, fine Italian dining or a casual sandwich eatery. With chic lounges dedicated to mixology and elegant wine bars, there’s something for every occasion just minutes from your door.
With Vista’s ideal location you’re minutes away from everything downtown Chicago has to offer. Just a 10 minute walk from Vista is beautiful Millennium park, which offers summer activities galore. Stop by the playground, stroll through the Lurie Garden, or check out one of the free movies or concerts in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. From a climbing wall and mini-golf to the iconic ribbon skating rink, Maggie Daley Park is your backyard playground.
The Village Market
The The 105,000-square-foot Lakeshore East Village Market is anchored by a two-story Mariano’s grocery store, and is the dining destination for the neighborhood. Restaurants range from elegant dining at III Forks Prime Steak House to Eggy’s Diner, open 7 days a week. There is something for everyone, offering options for the busy professional on the go, or for those who want to make a date-night dining under the stars! With up to 14 different retailers, the Village Market is truly the heart of the neighborhood.
The Park at Lakeshore East
The lush, award-winning 6-acre park at Lakeshore East provides a botanical centerpiece to the neighborhood. From its wide, open green space, to its intimate seating areas that have produced numerous design awards, the park might best be described as a special front yard to the thousands of people who live and work in and near Lakeshore East. Among its highly acclaimed features are a children’s play park, dog park, and attractive ornamental and water gardens.
Education and Child Care
GEMS World Academy-Chicago, located in Lakeshore East, is the first JK-12th grade school in the United States from the international award-winning educator GEMS Education. GEMS is a world-class private educator. In addition to GEMS Lakeshore East, families of younger children have access to Bright Horizons Preschool located within The Tides at Lakeshore East. The preschool classes are for children aged 2-5 years old.
Chicago River and Lake Michigan Access
Living in Lakeshore East provides immediate access to the city’s waterfront destinations. Whether you are out for a run, bike-ride or leisurely walk it’s all within steps of Lakeshore East. Summertime access to the city’s harbors and riverfront restaurants is just one perk of living in Lakeshore East.