860-880 N. Lake Shore Drive Building


This twin set of steel and glass buildings is the result of a hit of inspiration from architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe following the end of World War II. The buildings were an instant classic and a reflection of the modern, International Style Van Der Rohe would master throughout his career.

Address – 880 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60611
Neighborhood – Streeterville
Height – 284 ft
Floors – 26
Built – 1951
Architect – Mies van der Rohe

860-880 N Lake Shore Drive was granted Landmark status in 1996, acknowledging the impact the building design had on Chicago’s skyline.

The exposed steel exterior and floor to ceiling windows offer residents beautiful views of downtown and unobstructed views of the lake. A skip and a hop from the Magnificent Mile and down the street from the Hancock center, residents can enjoy easy access to shopping, entertainment, and one of the most popular beaches in Chicago – Oak Street Beach.

In addition to being steps away from lakefront trail and shopping, residents can enjoy the ample amenities the building offers, including 24-hour door staff, flexible parking options, laundry facilities, radiant heated floors, exercise rooms, a party/meeting room, bike racks, and personal storage spaces for seasonal items. The units also feature flexible floor layout options with most units ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms.