Classic, Coveted, Chicago

Home to Chicago’s finest historic architecture, the Gold Coast has become a magnet for those aspiring to live an upscale lifestyle and reside close to the city’s most popular dining spots, boutiques, and entertainment. The mix of old and new in this iconic neighborhood is the essence of its charm and appeal.

Beyond its unique heritage, the Gold Coast offers residents a measure of sophistication few neighborhoods can match—its excellence arising from an exceptional vision woven over time with care and attention. Gild brings an appreciation for the past along with a perspective on the future.

Attractions
Bars
Coffee & Bakery
Grocery & Specialty
Hotels
Restaurants
Shops
Spas & Wellness

Patterson-McCormick Mansion – Astor Street Historic District

20 E Burton Pl, Chicago, IL 60610

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Florsheim Mansion – Chicago Landmark

1328 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610

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The Lakefront Restaurant at Theater on the Lake

2401 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60614

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The Secret Garden of Chicago – Floral Designer

662 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654

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Intelligentsia Coffee Old Town Coffeebar

1233 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

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The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

521 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

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Louis Vuitton Chicago Michigan Avenue

919 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Chuan Spa at The Langham – Chicago

330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Margeaux Brasserie at the Waldorf Astoria – Chicago

11 E Walton St, Chicago, IL 60611

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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria – Gold Coast

1120 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610

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Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites

198 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611

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Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

165 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611

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Tea at the Palm Court – The Drake

140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611

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Goudy (William) Square Playground Park

1249 N Astor St, Chicago, IL 60610

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International Museum of Surgical Science

1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60610

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Savor Historic Gold Coast & Old Town Food Tour

864 N State Street

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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (Seasonal)

400-410 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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Kerryman Irish Bar & Restaurant

Lu’s Old Fashioned Deli and Pub

Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe

McCormick Double House – Chicago Landmark

Alliance Française de Chicago

Patterson-McCormick Mansion – Astor Street Historic District

Florsheim Mansion – Chicago Landmark

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo

Diversey Driving Range & Mini Golf

The Lakefront Restaurant at Theater on the Lake

North Avenue Beach South Volleyball Courts

The Secret Garden of Chicago – Floral Designer

The Lash Lounge Chicago – River North

Christine Noelle Floral Design

Intelligentsia Coffee Old Town Coffeebar

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago

AMC DINE-IN 600 North Michigan 9

Saks Fifth Avenue – Chicago

Shanghai Terrace at The Peninsula

Louis Vuitton Chicago Michigan Avenue

Montblanc Boutique Chicago

Chuan Spa at The Langham – Chicago

Cleise Brazilian Day Spa

Margeaux Brasserie at the Waldorf Astoria – Chicago

The Signature Room at the 95th®

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria – Gold Coast

Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites

Hotel EMC2, Autograph Collection

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Tea at the Palm Court – The Drake

Bar Moxy – Moxy Chicago Downtown

Goudy (William) Square Playground Park

International Museum of Surgical Science

Savor Historic Gold Coast & Old Town Food Tour

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (Seasonal)

Trader Joe’s – River North

Blue Door Kitchen & Garden

Charnley-Persky House Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

The Goddess and the Grocer

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse

Hendrickx Belgian Bread Crafter

Sprinkles Chicago Cupcake ATM

Lifestyle Guide

Discover Chicago’s most coveted address, the Gold Coast — a leafy, tree-lined neighborhood with some of the city’s most luxurious shopping, high-end restaurants, and historic hotels. Established in the late 1800s, the neighborhood was formed by visionaries and adventure-seeking pioneers who saw the potential and the allure of what is now one of Chicago’s most unique and beloved destinations. Today, the Gold Coast continues to enchant with a sophisticated style that fuses the vibrant stories of a historic neighborhood and the bright future for a new generation.

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