New Home Communities in Gary

Imagine fifteen miles of pristine white sands. Imagine the sound of the surf, the warm summer sun, and the sight of an endless sea of sand dunes behind you.

You're not dreaming you're not on vacation-- you're in Gary. Specifically the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Incredible, right? As you'll soon learn, Gary is not what you'd expect. Think of it as the "Beach Capital of Indiana," or as it is more commonly described, "Southeastern Chicago." Gary is an excellent choice for those who want to live in a more affordable, less congested version of Chicagoland.

Created in 1906 by US Steel, Gary was a one-industry town, and it looks like it. However, like its northern neighbor Detroit, it's coming back, powered by the natural advantages of existing infrastructure, as well as-- of course-- proximity to the lake and to Chicago. Locals love to go to the "beach" in the summer. It's also a great place to bring the family dog for a long walk. Sometimes in the winter, the lake will freeze, leaving a pristine all-natural ice skating rink behind. Bring your skates!

Sightseeing downtown is another favorite pastime of many Gary residents. There are many beautiful historic buildings, waiting to be discovered by your eyes or camera. In fact, many photographers are drawn to the area because it is so striking. The downtown area is stamped with the indelible mark of the 1920s, when development was in full swing. Thanks to this period of growth in the early twentieth century, it has a few Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, some neoclassical structures like Union Station, and an antique church in the form of the City United Methodist Church. Some buildings downtown have been abandoned for the past decade as Gary residents moved away from the city and into the suburbs. This gives them a mysterious, but extremely photogenic air.

In contrast, Miller Beach by the lake bustles with people and activity. This is where Gary is growing. Many of today's best builders and developers constructed summer homes and year-round homes that take advantage of the area's pretty sights. Lake Street is full of restaurants and shops for you to explore. Even if you don't live in Miller Beach, the area is certainly worth a day, or even a full weekend, of exploration.


At New Home Source, we know that making a move is a big decision. But this is a town unlike any other. You can be a part of the city's coming renaissance in one of our brand-new, beautiful homes or condos in Gary.

Home Builders: 32 | Active Communities: 167 | Homes: 1,370 | Plans: 1,070 | Available for Quick Move-in: 83 

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    Silverleaf by Olthof Homes

    Silverleaf by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Saint John, IN

    From $262,800 - $334,975

    13476 Edgewood Court
    Saint John, IN 46373

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    6 homes match your search

    Pentwater by Olthof Homes

    Pentwater by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Crown Point, IN

    From $263,100 - $374,173

    671 East 114th Avenue
    Crown Point, IN 46307

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    8 homes match your search

    Dunewood Trails by Olthof Homes

    Dunewood Trails by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Portage, IN

    From $233,100 - $288,745

    6251 Lakewood Avenue
    Portage, IN 46368

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    9 homes match your search

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    Pepper Cove by Olthof Homes

    Pepper Cove by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Valparaiso, IN

    From $180,100 - $276,312

    2207 Clear Brook Drive 3355 Vale Park Road 3355 Vale Park Road
    Valparaiso, IN 46385

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    13 homes match your search

    Centennial by Olthof Homes

    Centennial by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Cedar Lake, IN

    From $176,100 - $289,990

    10223 Flagstaff Street
    Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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    13 homes match your search

    The Gates of St John - Cypress Gate by Lennar

    The Gates of St John - Cypress Gate by Lennar in Gary Indiana
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    Lennar in Saint John, IN

    From $299,990 - $369,731

    10303 Adler Cove
    Saint John, IN 46373

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    8 homes match your search

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    Morgan's Corner at Coffee Creek by Olthof Homes

    Morgan's Corner at Coffee Creek by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Chesterton, IN

    From $216,800 - $318,921

    2315 Dunbar Street
    Chesterton, IN 46304

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    17 homes match your search

    Tower Meadows by Olthof Homes

    Tower Meadows by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Valparaiso, IN

    From $242,500 - $309,945

    243 Landale Drive
    Valparaiso, IN 46385

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    8 homes match your search

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    Corlin's Landing by Olthof Homes

    Corlin's Landing by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Chesterton, IN

    From $239,500 - $264,200

    205 Fairchild Drive
    Chesterton, IN 46304

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    5 homes match your search

    Hamilton Square by Olthof Homes

    Hamilton Square by Olthof Homes in Gary Indiana
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    Olthof Homes in Crown Point, IN

    From $180,400 - $226,683

    901 East 113th Lane
    Crown Point, IN 46307

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    8 homes match your search

    Top New Home Cities in Gary

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Saint John 10 $377,449
    Valparaiso 4 $239,725
    Portage 3 $238,705
    Crown Point 3 $246,600
    Cedar Lake 2 $245,746
    Chesterton 2 $247,107
    Merrillville 1 $228,934
    Dyer 1 $227,871

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