Studio Chic

Stately on the outside, and contemporary within, The Ella is ideal for those seeking the best in studio apartment living. Offering a rare selection of fully-renovated studio floor plans in a quiet location that is convenient to everything: express buses to downtown right outside the door, a short walk to shopping, dining, and Metra trains.

Exceptional Value
Steps from U of C
Close to Shopping
Walk to CTA/Metra

The Ella Experience

Discover an exceptional lifestyle where luxury meets convenience through our unparalleled amenities, delivering sophisticated urban living at its finest.

Shopping & Dining

Live life large with gourmet dining, grocery stores, pubs, and nightlife all within steps of your front door.

Discover Lake Michigan

Relax at the beach. Stroll around Promontory Point. Bike and jog along waterfront trails and see all that Lake Michigan has to offer!

University of Chicago

Hyde Park, Chicago, is home to one of the country’s most prestigious private research and teaching universities.

Beautiful Parks

Go for a walk, run, and have some fun in lush open green spaces and along picturesque lakefront trails.

Conveniently Connected

Hop on a CTA bus, walk to the Metra train, or jump on Lake Shore Drive for quick and easy access to anywhere in the city.

Building Amenities & Unit Features

Below is a sampling of the exclusive features and amenities offered at this TLC property.

Building Amenities

  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • 24-hour laundry center
  • 24-hour, 7-day package pick-up lockers
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Electronic entry system
  • No security deposit
  • Pet friendly community
  • Online payment and service portal
  • Steps to Sycamore Park
  • Steps to shopping, restaurants and nightlife
  • Walk to the University of Chicago

Unit Features

  • Air conditioning available
  • All newly-renovated apartments
  • Black appliances
  • Breakfast bar
  • Ceiling fans
  • Gas range
  • Organizer shelving
  • Wood flooring
  • Wall-to-wall closets

*Contact us for full details!

Furry friends welcome! Enjoy playdates at the park, exploring the neighborhood and long walks along the lake.

  • Up to 2 Pets per Apartment Home
  • $30 per Pet/Month
  • Some Breed and Weight Restrictions Apply

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About Hyde Park

Hyde Park is home to more TLC communities than any other, and for good reason. Combining the feel of a New England college town with the perks of one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods – University of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, DuSable Museum of African-American History and much, much more – this lakefront enclave is truly a renter’s paradise: walkable, bikeable, and yes, affordable. Come explore!

Available Apartments

Style S5

Studio 1 Bath
288 Square Footage
Studio Floor Plan S5
Starting at $1,079
Rents From
Available Date
1 Bath

Style S2

Studio 1 Bath
278 Square Footage
Studio Floor Plan S2
Starting at $1,116
Rents From
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1 Bath
Available Now


Quiet atmosphere with very attentive, friendly and responsive maintenance too.

Vollie Macon

Lived here for 2 years- accommodated most of my needs. Basic Chicago rental structure. Close to Obama's home, felt safe, close to Hyde Park Produce an... Read More


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