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  • 1 Bath
  • 280 - 900 Sqft

The Flamingo Apartments

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5500 S. Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
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Floorplans

Studio Floor Plan S2
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 445 Sqft
Available now
$1,043 - $1,677 Available now
Studio Floor Plan S1
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 340 Sqft
Available now
$988 - $1,755 Available now
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A4
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 535 Sqft
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$1,234 - $1,831 Available now
Studio Floor Plan S4
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 350 Sqft
Available 04/22
$1,073 - $1,579 Available 04/22
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A2
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 460 Sqft
Available 03/08
$1,089 - $1,564 Available 03/08
1 Bedroom Floor Plan A6
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 585 Sqft
Available 03/15
$1,284 - $1,821 Available 03/15
2 Bedroom Floor Plan B1
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 790 Sqft
Available 03/01
$1,515 - $2,521 Available 03/01
2 Bedroom Floor Plan B2
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 825 Sqft
Available 03/15
$1,448 - $2,347 Available 03/15
Studio Floor Plan S5
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 280 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A1
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 580 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A5
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 420 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A3
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 500 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A7
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 865 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A8
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 900 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A9
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 825 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A105
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 690 Sqft
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1 Bedroom Floor Plan A10
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 535 Sqft
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2 Bedroom Floor Plan B4
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 865 Sqft
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2 Bedroom Floor Plan B3
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 515 Sqft
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Estimated Fees

General Fees

  • Application Fees: $75
  • There may be additional unit-specific fees. Please select a unit and move-in date here.

Pet Policy - Cats allowed

  • Monthly Pet Rent $30
  • Max Weight 65 lb each. Pet Limit 2 allowed. Pet Rent $30.00 Per pet per month. Current vaccinations and picture required.

Pet Policy - Dogs allowed

  • Monthly Pet Rent $30
  • Max Weight 65 lb each. Pet Limit 2 allowed. Pet Rent $30.00 Per pet per month. Some breed restrictions apply. Current vaccinations and picture required. Breed Restrictions Apply.

Pet Policy

  • A maximum of 2 domestic animals are permitted per apartment. Full and partial breeds of any of the following dogs are prohibited: Pit Bull, Staffordshire Terrier, Rottweiler, German Shepherd, Presa Canario, Chow Chow, Doberman, Akita, Wolf Hybrid, Mastiff, Cane Corso, Great Dane, Alaskan Malamute, Husky, Boxer, Dalmatian, and St. Bernard. Documentation from a veterinarian stating breed, weight, and vaccination records is required. Photo of animal is required. Owner is responsible for picking up after their animal; violators can be fined up to $100 per occurrence. Cats and Dogs are the only animals permitted on the premises. Any unregistered animals discovered may result in a fine of up to $500. Guest animals are not permitted on the premises. Exotic animals are prohibited. 

The fees are estimates and actual amounts may vary. Pricing and availability are subject to change. For details, contact the property.

Apartment Amenities

  • Refrigerator
  • Gas Range
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Cable Ready
  • Lake and City Views
  • Window Treatments
  • Designer Paint Finishes
  • Enormous Walk-In Closets
  • Crown molding
  • *Dishwashers
  • Wood Flooring
  • Lake and City Views
  • Smoke Free
  • Internet Ready
  • Breakfast Bar
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Community Amenities

  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • 24-Hour Laundry Center
  • On-Site Management
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • On-Site Restaurant and Bar
  • Steps to Beach and Lake
  • Walk to Transportation, Shopping, Restaurants and Entertainment
  • No security deposit
  • Bicycle storage room
  • Easy access to public transportation
  • Steps to Burnham Park, the lake and beach
  • Steps to shopping, restaurants and nightlife
  • Walk to the University of Chicago
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Weights
  • Bark Park
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Bocce Ball Court
  • Package Receiving
  • Fire Pit
  • Evening Door Attendant
  • Grilling Station
  • Plush Carpet
  • 24/7 Package Locker Service
  • Elevator
  • Lobby with WiFi
  • Controlled Access
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  • Apartments in the Community: 167
  • Buildings in the Community: 1
  • Number of Stories: 18
  • Year Built: 1960

This historic and architecturally-stunning building is conveniently located steps from Lake Michigan and just minutes from downtown Chicago in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The Flamingo Apartments offers unique studio, convertible, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with breathtaking views of the lake and downtown.
For added value, the Flamingo also has a restaurant & bar located on the ground level.
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Ratings and Reviews

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What others love about this property:

Verified Resident

Refreshing and quiet

Its quiet and clean the way I like it. Maintenance is prompt and curteous.

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Ron M. Jan 27, 2024 Verified Resident
Ron M.
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Tenant

I have lived here for six months, everything has been good so far besides the frequent water shutdowns. Maintenance customer service is awesome.

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Anonymous Jan 2, 2024 Verified Resident
Anonymous
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Flamingo

I love the area and the restaurants surrounding it.

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Anonymous Dec 6, 2023 Verified Resident
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Verified Resident

Best amentities in Hyde Park

Overall out of all the apartments I've lived in in Hyde Park, The Flamingo has the best. A pool, a gym, and laundry space; not to mention there is a restaurant and bar next door.

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Anonymous Sep 1, 2023 Verified Resident
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The Flamingo

The flamingo lovation is perfect! The new management is much better and trying to make rennovations and improvements Lr

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Anonymous Aug 24, 2023 Verified Resident
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Average Utility Costs in Illinois

Electricity
$130
Gas
$149
Water
$28
Sewer
$28
Cable
$42
Internet
$30

Prices in the Area

This community South Side Chicago Chicago, IL
Studio $988 - $1,755 $550 - $4,465 $99 - $23,256
1 Bed1 Bedroom $1,089 - $1,831 $650 - $4,999 $75 - $10,000
2 Beds2 Bedrooms $1,448 - $2,521 $650 - $6,395 $300 - $36,196
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Location

5500 S. Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
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61 /100
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97 /100
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Walk Score®: 84, Transit Score®: 61, Bike Score®: 97

  • Shoreland Dorm 0.09 mi
  • S Hyde Park & 55th Street 0.16 mi
  • S Hyde Park & 56th Street 0.17 mi
  • 55th Street & Hyde Park 0.18 mi
  • 5440 S S Hyde Park 0.21 mi
  • Museum of Science & Industry 0.25 mi
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Apartments at The Flamingo Apartments are equipped with Refrigerator, Gas Range and Ceiling Fan and have rental rates ranging from $988 to $2,521. This apartment community also offers amenities such as High-Speed Internet Access, 24-Hour Laundry Center and On-Site Management and is located on 5500 S.
Shore Dr. in the 60637 zip code.
Browse through 1 Bedroom Apts, 2 Bedroom Apts or Studio Apts with floorplans ranging from 280 to 900 Sqft, choose your next home in the The Flamingo Apartments community and apply for a lease online! The TLC Management property management company will verify your lease application and send you a timely response.
Once you become a resident of The Flamingo Apartments, you will be able to pay your rent online, submit maintenance requests, and get community news by logging in securely to your Resident Portal.
  • Monday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM-5:00PM

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Prices and availability for this property were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

The following floorplans are available: studio apartments from $988, 1-bedroom apartments from $1,089 and 2-bedrooms apartments from $1,448.

The most popular nearby apartments are: The Flamingo Apartments, River North Park Apartments, Presidential Towers and 7251 at Waters Edge Apartment Homes.

Currently, The Flamingo Apartments has 16 available units.

The Flamingo Apartments is located in the South Side Chicago neighborhood.

The business hours are:
  • Monday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM-5:00PM