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3800 N.LSD

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Apartment at 3800 North Lake Shore Drive

Rare opportunity to rent a high floor sun drenched apartment with all original White Oak and Maple floors throughout, 9.25 ft ceiling height with amazing 9-tier original crown moldings, with nearly a 50 foot unobstructed loft like space via the design of the connected living / dining area .  The space feels more like a house in the sky as compared to a traditional apt layout.  A fine preservation of what is one of the last originally configured apartments with original hardwood doors, glass door knobs, Linen closets, cedar closet and the original butlers pantry ...In keeping with the impeccable grandeur of one of Chicago's most important 1927 Pre War, owner occupied, buildings on North Lake Shore Drive.

With only 2 units per floor via a private elevator and private keyed tier entrance, the unit is incredibly quiet with one common wall in this 2,200 sq ft apartment of 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths ..This unit has incredible all day sunlight that moves through out its spaces and amazing dynamic city views at night..

With incredible closeness to the lake, access to one of the cities great 9 hole golf courses, 10 tennis courts, 4 baseball diamonds and lake swimming...being only 6 minutes to downtown Oak Street via Lake Shore drive, and great front door access to the 151/146 bus stops..

The entirety of the apartment has been expertly re-painted and plastered throughout, with the original white oak and maple floors being re-finished to show their natural beauty, and a gutted kitchen fitted with a Viking stove in an industrial-restaurant style design.

Info & amenities:

Unit Info:

Incredibly generous floor plan with only one common wall.. 2,200 sq ft

Living room and dining room span the entire apartment across 45’ feet..with 9 1/2’ ceilings

3 Bedrooms
2 Full bathrooms

Original, beautifully restored White Oak floors through out the apartment including in closets

Plaster/concrete walls throughout

Basic Cable and Internet Access included in monthly rent

Heat / Gas for Laundry Included/ Hot Water Included in monthly rent

In Unit Laundry

The kitchen has been newly redesigned to open the beautiful sun drenched space and reflect the owners love of cooking and loft living spaces..

New Refrigerator
Viking Professional Stove

Restaurant Sink and faucet
Stainless Steel resturaunt tables

Original and beautifully restored maple floors through out kitchen, butlers pantry and third bedroom

Original full butlers pantry with several full closets, china cabinet and much storage With over 9 various closets in the apartment including:

Cedar Closet

Original full built in Linen Cabinets in the hall to bedrooms

Walk in main bedroom closet

Working Gas Fireplace

One Common wall this unit is virtually silent with 6’ of concrete between the floors

Full breath of the building with North & South beautiful city views

This unit has been expertly preserved and one of the last to maintain its original fittings and configuration

2 Full baths:

(1) Beautiful spa like Italian hand made Bizzaza tiles line all the walls with Hans Grohe Spa Showers...

(2) Originally preserved white subway tile Jack and Jill bathroom connecting the 2 main bedrooms..large shower and tub.

3800 Building Amenities:

One of Chicagos most historic Pre War building and one of the most expensive

building to be built in the country in 1927

Only 2 units per floor, each tier has its own private entrance and elevator leading to your floor with beautifully decorated private hall for the 2 units on the floor.

Full FOB security throughout the building with secure intercom system linking to your cell phone to allow guests in.

2 parking spots available per unit, separate charge per month

Parking benefits:
24 Hour Valet Parking
Unlimited Guest Parking
1 fully detailed car wash per car per week

Live in building engineer
On site management Monday through Friday

One site mail & package delivery to your front door Monday through Saturday..mailroom accepts and signs for your packages so you do not have to be home!

Garbage pick up twice a day at the back entrance of the apartment..including recycling

Beautifully landscaped private and secure garden with 2 large gas grills, iron table sand chairs and several sun loungers..

Residents have the ability with notice to reserve the garden for private parties.. Newly redone full work out room

Large capacity laundry facility
Bike room

Large Freight elevator

All common areas of building beautifully decorated and in keeping with the history and style of the original building.


James Kramer of Berkshire Hathaway

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