Located at the tip of Lincoln Park and at the end of Lake Shore Drive, Edgewater developed during the late 1800s as a resort town for Chicago's prominent citizens. The gorgeous beaches that stretch along Lake Michigan in Edgewater still attract visitors, and its beautiful skyline of towering offices and apartment buildings house those who've discovered the endless charm of this historic neighborhoods.
Edgewater is about seven miles north of Downtown Chicago, stretched along the coast and offering gorgeous parks and hiking trails along the lake, in addition to the beaches. The neighborhood is home to the Bryn Mawr Historic District, fantastic restaurants, and a variety of locally-owned shops and businesses. Loyola University Chicago, considered one of the best universities in the world, borders Edgewater on the northeast corner. The Swedish American Museum, established in 1976, is one of the neighborhood's landmarks.