The neighborhood of Lake View East is part of the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Lake View East. Finding energetic places in this area is very easy. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are a very large number of people around most of the time, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, including Lincoln Park, which makes them very easy to reach.
Most of the housing growth in Lake View East happened before the 1960s. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this part of the city is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood while the rest are occupied by owners. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
House buyers in this neighborhood will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, thanks to over 150 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops, Lake View East is a very good area in which to eat out, for instance along Clark Street. It is also a rather short walk to a good variety of clothing stores. In terms of education, home buyers will value that wherever their property is located in Lake View East, primary as well as high schools are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very simple to travel in Lake View East. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car as a result of around 10 nearby bus lines. This area is also reasonably car friendly. It is a very short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this area. Lake View East is an extraordinarily pleasant part of Chicago for pedestrians; running day-to-day errands is especially convenient on foot, and a large number of businesses of different types can be found as well.