A Chicago dream home from the moment of entering the serene circa 1920's gothic architecture of this iconic building to the pure modern aesthetic of a chic, sophisticated award-winning recent full remodel of a spacious 2,100 square foot two bedroom, two and one-half bath apartment. A top world -renowned designer's own exquisite residence purchased with the intent to design a forever home renovated with meticulous attention to detail second to none. The large picture windows on this desirable high floor offer city views with dramatic sunsets. An expansive open design created for gracious entertaining will impress. Notable features include striking imported Italian Calacatta Vecchia porcelain tile throughout the main living area as well as a thoughtfully-planned cook's kitchen which features quartz countertops, custom cabinetry accessorized for optimum storage and ease of use along with an induction cooktop and a huge walk-in pantry will delight. The laundry room is equipped with Miele washer & dryer, ample cabinetry and a practical work surface. An in-unit large storage room with an extra refrigerator/freezer for keeping plentiful supplies on-hand as well as a full-height building storage space enhance the abundant beautifully outfitted and lit closet space throughout the home. Striking chandeliers in the kitchen and dining room as well as a lighting scheme meticulously designed to highlight artwork, kitchen, baths and even the custom closets. Just off the elegant entry foyer are both a glamorous, show stopping powder room and an enormous outfitted walk-in coat closet. Whisper-quiet electric shades throughout and custom floor to ceiling draperies grace the primary bedroom suite. Historic 680 Lake Shore Drive offers the best of city living in the Streeterville neighborhood with the lakefront just outside your door. Full service building amenities include an indoor swimming pool with whirlpool and well-equipped exercise area as well as a pharmacy, cleaners, coffee shop and casual restaurant. Leased attached garage parking. 2 pets up to 25 lbs are permitted. Don't Miss This One!