The apartments for rent in Gold Coast lie on the western edge of Chicago's Lake Michigan, amid a bustling metropolitan neighborhood filled with buzzing streets, local businesses, restaurants and parks. There, you'll find a Midwestern simplicity intermixed with a progressive cosmopolitan atmosphere that will surely prove to be invigorating.
Children who reside in the apartments in Gold Coast will have the choice of attending an array of different public and private schools, one of which will surely match their skills and capabilities. Chicago Grammar school is one of the up-and-coming institutions that has developed an effective curriculum that encourages pupils to excel. "Chicago Grammar School is outstanding. In the three years my son has attended, the school has moved forward and each change has added to the quality of the facility and educational experience," notes one parent on the website GreatSchools.org. "The kids absorb the content of this amazing curriculum from wonderful teachers who subdivide the already small classes by ability so that each child is challenged and can succeed on his or her level." Other local schools that you may want to send your kids to include Lake Shore Preparatory School, Bennett Day School and the Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center.
There are scores of public transportation stations in the neighborhood that residents of the Gold Coast apartments for rent will be able to walk to. On the corner of North State Street and East Chicago Avenue, there's the Chicago-Red station, named after the red train line. Just a few blocks away from there is the Chicago-Brown station, where you can catch the brown line train and the purple line trains. To the south, you will have access to the green, purple and pink line trains.
If you want to experience the great outdoors and escape the frenetic pace of the Windy City, then head to one of the local parks, which are within walking distance of the Gold Coast apartments. Washington Square Park has a great central location. There, you can take a stroll on the paved walking paths or lounge about on the grass, underneath one of the tall trees. To the east, there's Gateway Park, which is located on Lake Michigan.
There are many great restaurants in your neighborhood. Whether you want comfort food and outdoor dining, a simple cup of coffee or brunch, eateries like Luxbar, Bice Cafe Chicago and the Original Pancake House have something for you.
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