From the moment you enter this seamless redesign of a 2,100 square foot two bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home with 10 foot ceilings it will delight you at every turn. A sophisticated, award-winning residence with a modern aesthetic merges easily into the circa 1920's Gothic architecture of this iconic building. An international designer's own luxurious residence purchased with the intent to design a forever home renovated with meticulous attention to the mechanics and aesthetics of this space. Large picture windows with whisper-quiet electric shades on this high floor offer city views with dramatic sunsets. An expansive open design created for gracious entertaining will impress. Notable features include eighty-five recessed lights expertly located to illuminate artwork plus light fixtures and loads of architectural lighting complete the lighting design; striking imported italian Calacatta Vecchia porcelain tile throughout the main living area; a thoughtfully-planned chef's kitchen featuring quartz countertops, custom cabinets accessorized for optimum storage and ease of use, an induction cooktop and a huge walk-in pantry. The extremely large primary bedroom has an upholstered merino wool wall behind the bed and custom floor to ceiling ultra-suede draperies. The marvelous walk-in closet is built with custom cabinets and architectural lighting. The renovated baths are to die for. The laundry room features a Miele washer and dryer, ample cabinetry and a practical work surface. An in-unit large storage room includes an extra SubZero fridge/freezer for keeping plentiful supplies on hand as well as a full-height building storage space is an added feature. Historic 680 Lake Shore Drive offers the best of city living in Streeterville with the lakefront just outside your door. A full service building with amenities that include an indoor swimming pool with whirlpool (being totally renovated at this time), a newly-equipped large exercise area, a dry cleaners, and a casual restaurant. Leased indoor self-park garage parking. A pet up to 25 lbs is welcome. Don't miss this one! A true one of a kind.