Around LVA

Lake Vista is a community of energized, enthusiastic, adventurous seniors who never stop growing. Take advantage of all Chicago has to offer, from the best shopping and dining to cultural and sporting venues in the world, including:

The Art Institute
Central Station
Lake Michigan
Museum Campus

Shedd Aquarium
Adler Planetarium
Field Museum of Natural History
Soldier Field stadium.

Michigan Avenue shopping and restaurants
Millennium Park
Navy Pier
Theater District

Shopping in the South Loop is like being a kid in a candy store. There’s a limitless variety of small corner and specialty stores and unique shopping experiences, such as Southgate Market and The Maxwell, as well as Jewel, Mariano’s, Trader Joe’s, and Target, all within a stone’s throw of Lake Vista.
Health Care
Located near world-class healthcare services, Lake Vista offers the convenience seniors need to prioritize their health. Lake Vista provides easy access to Northwestern Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Rush Clinic, as well as numerous ambulatory health care services and specialist offices.
Outdoor Activities
Take a short stroll to Chicago’s Lakefront trail and enjoy the ever-changing beauty of Lake Michigan, or spend time relaxing in one of the many neighborhood parks. Nearby Grant Park offers too many activities to list, but includes the Jazz, Blues, and Gospel Festivals, the Taste of Chicago, and free movies in the park, Chicago Symphony performances, dance lessons, and even outdoor exercise classes for seniors.
At Lake Vista, the world is at your fingertips. Bus service is only steps away from Lake Vista’s main entrance, while the Chicago Transit Authority’s Green, Orange and Red lines are all within walking distance. Nearby Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation offer access to Metra and Amtrak trains, while the CTA runs trains to both O’Hare and Midway airports. And of course Chicago has plenty of taxis and car services. Wherever you want to go, it’s easy to get there from your new home in the South Loop.