The Neighborhood Amenities
A Vibrant Community
Edgewater is a lakefront community located on the North Side of the city of Chicago just a few miles from downtown. Edgewater boasts several beaches that residents enjoy during the late spring, summer and early fall. It is the northernmost starting point for the long 18 mile bike and walking trail that travels along the waterfront of Lake Michigan. Accompanied by uniformly tall, grand locust trees lining the road, Edgewater’s portion of Sheridan Road contains mainly diverse high-rise residential buildings leading north to Loyola University.
Ample Public Transportation
CTA bus stop directly across the street from Malibu East serving routes 136, 151, and the 147 Express bus to downtown Chicago
Walk-to elevated CTA Red Line stops located at both Granville and Thorndale
Malibu East is situated within two blocks of Lane Beach Park, Kathy Osterman public beach, and Berger Park Cultural Center.
Resident bikers and walkers alike enjoy easy access to Chicago’s 18-mile Lakefront Trail that connects Edgewater to Lincoln Park, downtown Chicago, and Hyde Park.
Culture and Entertainment
Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant off-Loop theater scene with over fifteen theatre companies based in Edgewater. Dozens of local restaurants to explore, from casual BYOB favorites to authentic ethnic to upscale haut cuisine.
Quick walk or ride to neighboring Andersonville, a vibrant, LGBQ+-friendly community of retail, art, entertainment, culture, and cuisine. Voted 2021 “Coolest Neighborhood in America” by TimeOut, Andersonville embraces diversity and sustainability in the many shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs that comprise what has become one of the largest networks of local and independent businesses in Chicago.