Living in Lakeshore East surrounds you with Chicago Parks and Recreational activities.
The New East Side is a mixed-use neighborhood east of Michigan Avenue that is framed by the Chicago River to the North, Buckingham Fountain to the South, Michigan Avenue to the West and Lake Michigan to the East.
The six acre Park at Lakeshore East, located right at your doorstep, is the centerpiece of your neighborhood. Developed by Magellan Development as part of the master-plan, this Chicago park is now part of the Chicago Park District.
Take a stroll through the green gardens, picnic on the grass with friends, walk the dog or let the kids run in the playground. Color will greet you at every turn with a vast array of flowers, terraced lawns, winding walkways and cascading fountains. The award-winning park will complete your own urban sanctuary. Six acres of serenity make this one of the most beautiful parks in Chicago.
Millennium Park excites the neighborhood with interactive art, walking paths and bridges, outdoor dining and a variety of free concerts.
This park in Chicago features the Jay Pritzker Pavillion, an outdoor wonderland where music meets the stars; Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture, a reflective “bean” that merges Chicago with open skies; and Jaume Plensa’s Crown Fountain, where children delight in cascading water that playfully flows from giant video walls. Millennium Park is the center of the universe right now. People come from all over the world to see this park. As a popular tourist location, Millenium Park in Chicago hosts thousands of visitors every year.
Grant Park, referred to as the city’s “front yard,” is one of the most prominent parks in Chicago.
The park is home to the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, built in 1927 as a monumental focal point to protect the park’s breathtaking lakefront views. Grant Park also includes the museum campus which includes the Art Institute, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shedd Aquarium.