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11/3/2018 2:57 PM

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Ever wondered how the Gold Coast got its name? The area was originally called "The Astor Street District" after wealthy John Jacob Astor. The “gold rush” of rich families moving into the neighborhood after him led to earning its current moniker.  #chicagohistory (via @ffc_chicago)

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  • Cabin fever? Party for a cause on February 28 without traveling far from #AstorHouse. 🤩 This event features a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker tournament, premium cocktails, @gibsonssteakhouse fare, and over $20,000 in prizes!

Get tickets on @Eventbrite to support @ChicagoLighthouse in their efforts to aid the visually impaired. #ilovewhereilive
  • Rest easy, you’re just steps away from luxurious local boutiques on Oak and Rush Street. 🛍 #shoppingismycardio

To learn more about the perks of living at #AstorHouse, book a tour: 312-337-0300.
  • Not far from #AstorHouse, enjoy a staycation with a side of history inside @rcchicago. ✨ As one of Ritz Carlton’s first U.S. contracts, the brand merged with @fschicago in 1977 to create their iconic Water Tower Place location, setting the five-star service standard for both brands in the States. 🌟 #gogoldcoast (via @rcchicago)
  • Treat yourself this month with the ultimate act of #selflove: a gorgeous new home at #AstorHouse. ❤️ Book your tour today: 312-337-0300. #valentinesday
  • Need a perfect space to host #thegrammys? We know just the place. 😉

Bring the party to  #AstorHouse by booking a tour on our  website!
  • On repeal day of Prohibition, can you guess one of the first establishments to obtain a liquor license in Chicago? None other than Coq D'Or, inside the legendary @thedrakechicago, just steps away from #AstorHouse. 😎 #gogoldcoast (via @savingplaces)
  • Just steps away from #AstorHouse, treat your friends to dinner with a view at Restoration Hardware’s 3 Arts Club for upcoming Galentine’s Day on February 13. 👯‍♀️ Walk off the truffle grilled cheese by taking the full building tour with a glass of bubbly in hand. Cheers! 🥂#goldcoast
(Image via 3 Arts Club Cafe Chicago)
  • This is our idea of winning “moves.” 🏈
Move into gorgeous apartments ready for your next gathering at #AstorHouse. #superbowlsunday
  • Did you know that one of America’s favorite chocolate treats was invented by a famous #GoldCoast resident’s staff? 👩🏻‍🍳🍫 Bite into history when enjoying a rich, molten brownie; created for the World Columbian Exposition of 1893 inside Potter Palmer’s Palmer House Hotel. #gogoldcoast
  • Just steps away from #AstorHouse, head to @hugosfrogbar, a Chicago seafood staple since 1997. 🦀 Treat yourself after work with $1 oysters from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. #gogoldcoast (via @Eater_Chicago)
  • Finding your perfect home in Chicago can be a climb, but the view from #AstorHouse makes all the house-hunting worth the work. 🤩 #welcomehome

Learn more about the amenities we have to offer, like our sundeck and fitness center, by booking a tour: 312-337-0300. #tuesdaytour
  • #GoldCoast has always been filled with noteworthy residents but here’s one you may not know.. In the 1890s, Theodore Thomas, the founder of @chicagosymphony, built his home in this neighborhood just steps away from #AstorHouse. 🌟 #gogoldcoast (via @ChooseChicago)
  • Say “bonjour” to your inner Parisian. Near #AstorHouse & named one of the top 40 restaurants in the city by @chicagotribune, visit @bistronomicfood for fine French dining. 😍🇫🇷 Bon appetit! #goldcoast
  • Instead of “cycling” through previous, unfulfilling spaces, find your permanent home at #AstorHouse.  Clear your floor and your worries with features like in-unit, stacked washing and drying machines. 🧺

Book a tour today: 312-337-0300. #tuesdaytour
  • Did you know  just steps away from #AstorHouse is one of the largest contemporary art venues in the world? 💎 Feast your eyes on original modern works from Andy Warhol to @takashipom at @mcachicago. #gogoldcoast (Image via @ArtFixDaily)