Built-in extras a big bonus to customized condos at ‘474’
A model dining room shows just one of countless ways to customize and decorate a condominium home at 474 North Lake Shore Drive. | SUPPLIED PHOTO
There are many residential building where buyers can choose to live, but 474 North Lake Shore Drive offers everything a buyer could possibly want.
A big appeal at 474 is the ability for any buyer to customize their own homes. Whether a buyer is purchasing a one-bedroom or a penthouse, it is always a huge plus for the buyer to customize and choose their own finishes. Outside of customizing their home, a buyer can engage in a plethora of other amenities living at 474.
The central location at 474 is another advantage. The variety of constant entertainment complements buyers’ plans for staying busy and enjoying life downtown. The maintenance-free lifestyle is appealing, especially for someone who has been plowing snow and mowing grass for 30 to 40 years in the suburbs.
The amenities are another big draw. 474 has amenities such as an indoor pool, a new terrace with grills on the 16th floor with stunning views of Lake Michigan, and a community center where residents can entertain.
474 offers an indoor, heated, lap pool that is open year round. In addition, there is a spacious hot tub to enjoy after a workout or to simply to enjoy on a cold, winter day.
The 16th floor is probably one of the biggest highlights at 474, especially during the summer. The indoor clubroom is perfect to entertain guests, and is equipped with a catering kitchen and plenty of space for residents and guests to enjoy a party or other gathering. The clubroom also offers a large, flat-screen television for football and basketball games or a movie.
The outdoor space on the 16th floor is located directly off the indoor area so residents and guests can take their gatherings outdoors as well. The new outdoor terrace offers two large grills for residents and guests to use.
The location of 474 is central on Lake Shore Drive. Monroe Harbor and The Chicago Yacht Club are a few blocks away. Sailing lessons are offered at Monroe Harbor, and motorboats and sailboats can be rented at two locations, one at Navy Pier and one in the same block as 474.
The Chicago River, which also runs by in front of 474, has become a pleasant place to rent a kayak and take a river tour. It is not only great exercise; it allows a resident to see the beautiful architecture of Chicago from a different perspective.
Millennium Park is a world-renowned park that is famous for the public art that is displayed there. The Lurie Gardens in Millennium Park is a beautifully landscaped garden that offers peace and serenity in the middle of the city.
The Art Institute, The Chicago Symphony and several theaters are located within blocks of 474, providing entertain through many plays, concerts and other events all year round.
The restaurants in the area are too many to count. Volare, Yolk, Henri and The Gage are just a few. Michigan Avenue shopping is another amenity the location has to offer.
Additionally, 474 residents enjoy the convenience of a 24-hour doorman, a receiving room and a dry cleaner on-site.
474 North Lake Shore Drive has an on-site sales center with furnished models located in the building. The sales center is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Prices start at $249,900 for one-bedrooms, $499,900 for two-bedrooms and $649,900 for three-bedrooms and penthouses. Call the sales center at (312) 245-7200, or visit the Website at www.474lsdcondo.com.