Your Guide To Living In Streeterville

Is there any place more exciting to live in Chicago than Streeterville? There’s an endless roster of activities for both the resident, and the resident entertaining tourist friends and family. If you live in Streeterville, you’re at the heart of many of the attractions, entertainment, and shopping that makes Chicago so great.

We covered transportation, food & drink, and pet friendly destinations in our first blog Living in Streeterville here.

Here are some more of the things that make living in Streeterville Chicago the best!


The Museum of Contemporary Art recently played host to many of pop artist Andy Warhol’s masterpieces, and always has local Chicagoan’s work on exhibit. After hours, there are plenty of events that residents can attend to take in the art and culture of Chicago.

The Hancock Building provides one of the best views of Chicago, not to mention an adventure fit for thrill seekers who opt in to their new TILT attraction. While you’re there, check out the Signature Room if you like your view complete with craft cocktails.


Navy Pier is a notorious tourist attraction, but locals find themselves drawn to all the various daily activities on the Pier (not to mention plenty of delicious restaurant and bar choices). Take a look at their complete calendar of events and plan your visit accordingly!

Fitness & Health

Looking for a different kind of workout? Pure Barre has just what you need. There are locations all around Chicago, so check out this one when you’re home in Streeterville, and the others when you’re out in other neighborhoods or need a fitness-fueled work break. Pure Barre is a great workout that doesn’t require a shower afterwards.

Equinox isn’t exactly in Streeterville, but it’s worth the short walk or Uber away. Their top of the line equipment and trainers will kick your butt into shape.


Is there better shopping in Chicago than the many opportunities and retail outlets on the Magnificent Mile? All your favorite brands, luxury or otherwise, can be found on this great street. And great dining, too. Have we mentioned how many delicious food spots there are in Streeterville?

There’s an endless list of things to do in Streeterville Chicago, and things change constantly with new exhibits at area museums and events at popular attractions.
What’s your favorite part about living in Streeterville? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments or tweet us at @MomentChicago

Author: Maddy Osman, an SEO Content Strategist who has a passion for blogging. Her lifestyle blog, ChicagoCheapAss, shows young adults how to find the best deals and values in Chicago!