179 E LAKE SHORE Drive Unit: 7W

Chicago IL, 60611


$766.33 per sqft


3 Beds

3.5 Baths

3,000 sqft


Built in 1928

Courtesy of Compass

Welcome to a one-of-a-kind co-op unit featured in Architectural Digest, designed by Summer Thornton. Situated within the Benjamin Marshall historic Drake Tower Co-op, this residence epitomizes luxury living, boasting impeccable finishes throughout every corner. Spanning over 3,000 square feet, this meticulously gut rehabbed half-floor co-op unit comprises 3 bedrooms and 3.1 bathrooms with 10-foot ceilings. The living area includes a spacious open kitchen and offers unobstructed north-facing views of Lake Michigan and the northern skyline. The kitchen is a culinary masterpiece, featuring Calacatta Viola marble countertops, exquisitely crafted oxblood-painted oak inset cabinetry, a Lacanche range, top-of-the-line Subzero/Bosch appliances, a Kallista faucet and pot filler, a custom mirrored stainless steel range hood, and a convenient walk-in pantry. The open living space boasts its original fireplace, meticulously recreated original moldings, custom glass archway, hand-painted ceiling details, and breathtaking views of Oak Street Beach and DuSable LakeShore Drive. Venture down the gracefully arched hallway to the generously proportioned bedrooms. The primary suite is a masterpiece of design, showcasing Calcutta Monet marble inlay flooring, custom oak wall panels with concealed storage, and molding details that were inspired by the living space. This suite also includes Waterworks fixtures, freestanding soaker tub, a walk-in closet, and two custom wardrobe built-ins. This unit additionally includes a full laundry room with floor-to-ceiling custom cabinetry, two Spacepak units for climate control, bleached white oak flooring, vintage light fixtures and replated original hardware. Residents here enjoy exclusive access to a host of amenities, including white-glove service from a 24-hour staff, a well-equipped fitness center, a private courtyard, a business center, easy access to the Drake Hotel, and extra storage space. Convenient parking is available in the attached garage for $200 per month, with guest parking available as well. This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of architectural history, a residence that has graced the pages of Architectural Digest. If you aspire to reside in a home that represents the epitome of design, comfort, and luxury, your search ends here. Monthly assessments includes property taxes.



February 20, 2024


March 28, 2024



179 E LAKE SHORE Drive Unit: 7W
Chicago IL, 60611

Interior Features

Total Stories



3 Beds


3.5 Baths

Interior Features

Hardwood Floors, Laundry Hook-Up in Unit, Walk-In Closet(s), Pantry


Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Range Hood

Laundry Description

In Unit





Cooling Description

Space Pac



Heating Description

Steam, Radiator(s)

Exterior/Building Features


Public Sewer

School Information

School District


Other Property Details

Area Name

CHI - Near North Side

Days on Market


Association Fee


Association Fee Frequency


Association Amenities

Door Person, Elevator(s), Exercise Room, Storage, On Site Manager/Engineer, Service Elevator(s), Elevator(s), Patio



Garage Spaces


Parking Total







North Chicago

Water Source

Lake Michigan





Buyer Agency Compensation

2.5% - $495

Courtesy of Compass, Timothy Sheahan,
Listing Contact: 312-733-7201 

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