Lakeside living never goes out of style in Edgewater. Once a playground for Chicago’s early 20th century elite, Edgewater continues to attract residents with its spectacular lake views, spacious beaches, thriving theater scene and restaurants with cuisines from around the world.
Encompassing a number of neighborhoods located between Uptown and Rogers Park on the city’s Far North Side, residents love Edgewater’s convenience and proximity to downtown and nearby Loyola University.
Although the posh hotels are gone, Edgewater retains some of its early glamour with stately mansions, Neo-Gothic churches and the iconic 1920s pink Edgewater Beach Apartments. The Bryn Mawr Historic District features opulent mansions and vintage lamp posts. Edgewater housing choices include modern high-rises and condos, vintage three-flats and greystones along with new construction single-family homes. Homes are situated on streets lined with mature trees and neighborhoods with playgrounds and parks.
Edgewater residents enjoy the conveniences of excellent train, public transportation and easy Lake Shore Drive access downtown or nearby Loyola.
Residents here appreciate a neighborhood where they can enjoy their home and walk to the beach, parks, cafes, restaurants, antique shops or the theater.