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How much is the land of the lakefill worth?


Much of the land created by lakefill is now part of the Chicago Park District and therefore owned by the city. By definition, the property value of this land is not assessed.


While it was not possible to calculate the overall assessed value of all private property located on the lakefill, as a sample, below are the top ten highest priced buildings and properties in the Streeterville neighborhood bounded by Oak Street on the north, Michigan Avenue on the west, the Chicago River on the south, and Lake Michigan on the east.

Top 10 highest priced buildings:

Water Tower Place

835 N. Michigan Avenue


Hancock Tower 

875 N. Michigan Avenue


Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel

301 E. North Water Street


Equitable Building

401 N. Michigan Avenue


Loews Chicago Hotel

455 N. Park Drive


Tribune Tower

435 N. Michigan Avenue


Drake Hotel

140 E. Walton Place


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