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City Life

The City You Love


There is always a new version of Chicago. An endless chance to explore new things and stay connected to the thing you know.

Woman gives treat to dog on lakeshore

Being on the lake is a wonder. Crisp fall walks with your dog. Watching the ice form geometric patterns in the winter. Or sharing the beach with your family in the summer. City life with natural beauty all around.

Woman catches the bus

Walking our local neighborhoods is really fun, yet all of Chicago awaits you. Grab an Uber, jump in a shuttle, or take the bus line to the middle of everything. It stops right at our front door.

The City at Your Feet


Step outside your door at The Admiral at the Lake to find everything you want – diverse neighborhoods, historic landmarks, exotic cuisine and natural beauty.

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What popular attractions and cultural venues will you find nearby The Admiral at the Lake? It’s a long list!

  • The Nature Museum
  • Loyola University
  • DePaul University
  • Foster Ave. Beach
  • Dog Beach at Montrose Harbor
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Millennium Park
  • Wrigley Field
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Green Mill
  • Aragon Ballroom
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Navy Pier
  • Asia on Argyle
  • Theater on the Lake
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
Historic Uptown

Out our front door is one of Chicago’s most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods — a collision of history, culture, new ideas, and great experiences.

Uptown is where Chicago’s rich history and international diversity intersect. The neighborhood is known for its vibrant music scene, vintage architecture, and amazing global cuisine. North Broadway is known for its trendy cafes, jazz lounges and bars. Other nightlife and entertainment venues include the Uptown Theatre, the Riviera Theatre and the venerable Aragon Ballroom, which opened in 1926. In the 121-acre Graceland Cemetery are the burial sites of many famous Chicagoans. Montrose Beach has seasonal swimming and volleyball.

Living Local


Andersonville is cool. There are always fresh new shops, galleries, and restaurants.
The Galleria and Farmers Market are neighborhood staples, where there’s always that hard to find something special.

Galleria logo

More than 50 vendors covering three floors. It’s an amazing collection. Apparel, jewelry, artwork, home furnishings, giftware, accessories, antiques, fair trade, and gourmet treats, from the sublime to the unusual. Most vendors are local artists and designers, so many things are one of a kind and handmade. 5247 N. Clark St.

Andersonville Farmer's Market logo

Enjoy fresh, locally grown and prepared food at the Andersonville Farmers Market. Offering organic and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, free range organic meats and eggs, baked goods, delicious prepared foods, and more. And it’s all grown or produced within 200 miles. Berwyn Ave. & Clark St.

Local Deliciousness


Chicago has some of the best restaurants in the world, it’s endless.
Here are a few in our neighborhood that shouldn’t be missed and are likely to become favorites.

Pasteur
French Vietnamese
5525 N Broadway Ave.

Francesca’s
Rustic Northern Italian cuisine of Rome & Tuscany
1039 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Nookies Edgewater
Casual American
1100 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Tweets Let’s Eat
Classic with a twist, organic breakfast/brunch/lunch
5020 N Sheridan Rd.
*It’s many residents’ favorite brunch spot

AntePrima
In season, fresh Italian cooking
5316 N. Clark St.


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