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Edgewater Beach Apartments

Identification

Edgewater Beach Apartments
117413

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
pink
beaux-arts / historism

Usage

co-operative apartments

Facts

  • Formerly part of a resort complex on the far north side of Chicago. The accompanying hotel has been demolished, and the namesake beach was replaced by an extension of Lake Shore Drive and Lincoln Park.
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the pink-walled structure is a highly recognizable landmark near the northern end of Lake Shore Drive.
  • The building is topped by a large rotunda with a flagpole. Its shape is called a "fourchee cross", with 4 bisected wings in an X formation.
  • When it opened the building was situated on a three-block beach promenade connecting it with the Edgewater Beach Hotel.
  • Former coach and owner of the Chicago Bears football team George Halas used to live in an apartment on the 18th floor of this building.

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Location

5555 North Sheridan Road
60640
U.S.A.

Technical Data

212.00 ft
212.00 ft
212.00 ft
20
1928
11

Involved Companies

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Also recorded for this building:

property management

Features & Amenities

  • Swimming pool is available