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Located on the Near North Side of the map of Chicago, the Gold Coast is a historic district in Chicago knows for its great dining options and classic architecture. The entire district of the Chicago Gold Coast has been part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, and certain areas of the tourist-friendly Magnificent Mile are considered part of the Gold Coast Chicago.
Just north of Streeterville on the Chicago map, the Gold Coast is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and makes up a significant portion of the Near North Side. Chicago attractions in this upscale Chicago neighborhood include a number of popular Chicago art galleries, including the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. A staple of the Chicago arts scene in the Gold Coast since 1945, the Contemporary Art Museum Chicago showcases progressive art exhibits that change every couple of months or so, keeping this favorite Chicago museum in the Gold Coast fresh year-round.
For more information on the most popular art galleries in the Gold Coast and elsewhere, visit our directory of Chicago art galleries.