Cooler by the Lake

Facing the lakefront a block away in prestigious East Hyde Park, The Flamingo represents the pinnacle of contemporary apartment living. Choose studio, one- bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with breathtaking lake and city views, in a historic building with a large outdoor pool, a door attendant, a picnic grilling station, and an award-winning management team.

Walk to Lake
Steps from Museum
Outdoor Pool
Walk to CTA/Metra

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 fitness center
  • 24-hour laundry center with Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour, 7-day package pick-up lockers
  • Amazing lake, skyline and city views
  • Bicycle storage room
  • Business Center with Wi-Fi
  • Door attendant
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Electronic entry system
  • No security deposit
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • On-site management
  • Outdoor garden and picnic area with gas grills
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Pet-friendly community
  • Online payment and service portal
  • Steps to Burnham Park, the lake and beach
  • Steps to shopping, restaurants and nightlife
  • Walk to the University of Chicago
  • Wi-Fi in lobby

Unit Features

  • Air conditioning available
  • Black appliances
  • Ceiling fans
  • Crown molding
  • Eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Formal dining rooms
  • Gas range
  • Oversized windows
  • Plush carpeting and wood flooring
  • Walk-in closets with organizer shelving

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!

82
Walk Score
97
Bike Score
62
Transit Score

Available Apartments

Unit 1502

Studio | 1 Bath
Available: June 7, 2021
Starting at $989.00
Studio Floor Plan S2

Unit 0302

Studio | 1 Bath
Available: July 16, 2021
Starting at $1096.00
Studio Floor Plan S2

Unit 0203

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available Now
Starting at $1253.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A2

Unit 0304

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available Now
Starting at $1266.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A4

Unit 0604

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available Now
Starting at $1286.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A4

Unit 0903

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available Now
Starting at $1288.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A2

Unit 0409

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available: July 7, 2021
Starting at $1300.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A3

Unit 1104

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available: April 23, 2021
Starting at $1316.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A4

Unit 1708

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available Now
Starting at $1330.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A1

Unit 1707

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available: April 27, 2021
Starting at $1400.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A6

Unit 0810

1 Bedroom | 1 Bath
Available: July 7, 2021
Starting at $1411.00
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A8

Unit 0405

2 Bedrooms | 1 Bath
Available: August 2, 2021
Starting at $1615.00
2 Bedroom Floor Plan B2

Reviews

I have lived here for three weeks and I have had a great experience so far! Marrion is always happy to answer all of my questions and the staff is alw... Read More

★★★★★
Jaklin
October 4, 2020

I love this building. It's clean, quiet, and is a nice neighborhood with many shops and the lake shore in walking distance. I'm also very happy with t... Read More

★★★★★
Varda Faghir
September 27, 2020

Truly impressed by the staff at the Flamingo Building on 5500 South Shore Drive. Chicago. IL A team that is positive, efficient, works together in p... Read More

★★★★★
Hadiyah
August 14, 2020

I’ve been living in the Flamingo for going on a year and it has been a relatively satisfying experience. The amenities alone makes the stay worth wh... Read More

★★★★★
Lamar
January 23, 2020

I've been here a couple of months, and I love my studio apartment! The Flamingo truly feels like home. Michelle is amazing and kind. The maintenance s... Read More

★★★★★
Sarah
November 14, 2019

Just moved in, and I love it

★★★★★
Inger
October 4, 2019

Searched on south side for a 1 bedroom through different realtors and agencies. TLC provided the best options and prices. Their intercompany communi... Read More

★★★★★
Railbeef
November 12, 2013

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