The Flamingo Apartments

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5500 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
$1,035 - $1,537
Studio - 2 Beds
Updated 1 day ago
Professionally managed by TLC Management Co..
Updated 1 day ago

Note: Based on community-supplied data and independent market research. Subject to change without notice.

Lease Terms

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Apartment Description

5500 South Shore Drive

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 furnished and unfurnished studio, convertible and one bedroom apartments with breathtaking views of the lake and downtown.

The Flamingo Apartments is located in Chicago, Illinois in the 60637 zip code. This apartment community was built in 1926 and has 17 stories with 172 units.

  • Office Hours

  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    11:00 AM 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
  • Monday
    10:00 AM 6:00 PM

Features & Amenities

Special Features

  • 24-Hour Laundry Center
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Business Center with Wi-Fi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Controlled Access/Gated
  • Designer Paint Finishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Door Attendant
  • Enormous Walk-In Closets
  • Expandable Studios Available
  • Flexible Lease Terms
  • Free Weights
  • Furnished
  • Furnished Apartments
  • Gas Range
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Heat, Water and Cooking Gas Included
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Lake and City Views
  • Lobby Attendant with Electronic Entry
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • On-Site Management
  • On-Site Restaurant and Bar
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Package Receiving
  • Plush Carpeting
  • Public Transportation
  • Refrigerator
  • Steps to Beach and Lake
  • University of Chicago and area Hospitals minutes away
  • Walk to Transportation, Shopping, Restaurants and Entertainment
  • Walking distance from Restaurants and Shopping
  • Walking distance from the Lake
  • Window Treatments
  • Carpeting

Community Features

  • Package Service
  • Self-Service Laundry
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • On-Site Property Manager
  • Door Attendant
  • Available 24/7
  • Elevator
  • Business Center
  • Gated
  • Fitness Center
  • Swimming Pool

Floor Plan Amenities

  • High Speed Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • A/C
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Wired for Cable
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dine-In Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Wood Flooring
  • Decorative Crown Molding
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Window Coverings



Pay Lot, across the street

Pet Policy

Cats Allowed

Pets Not Allowed in Furnished Apartments.

Pet rent $30 per pet per month


GreatSchools Ratings Data

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School boundaries are subject to change. Always double check with the school district for most current boundaries.



Harte Elementary School PK-6 | Assigned

1556 East 56th Street
(773) 535-0870

334 Students


Kenwood Academy High School 7-12 | Assigned

5015 South Blackstone Avenue
(773) 535-1350

1,848 Students


Children Rendez Vous

5492 South Everett Avenue
(773) 824-2832

32 Students

Futureworld Nfp

1744 East 55th Street
(312) 719-4907

Univ Of Chicago Lab School

1362 East 59th Street
(773) 702-9450

1,809 Students

Public Transportation

Transit / Subway

55th-56th-57th Street Station (Metra Electric Line)

Walk:10 min

Distance:0.5 mi

55th-56th-57th Street Station (South Shore Line)

Walk:11 min

Distance:0.5 mi

53rd Street Hyde Park Station (Metra Electric Line)

Walk:13 min

Distance:0.6 mi

59th Street (University of Chicago) Station (Metra Electric Line)

Walk:18 min

Distance:0.9 mi


Chicago Midway Airport

Drive:19 min

Distance:14.4 mi

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Drive:26 min

Distance:25.9 mi

Commuter Rail

Gresham Station Commuter Rail (Rock Island District Line)

Drive:16 min

Distance:7.5 mi

Halsted Station Commuter Rail (Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway Line)

Drive:11 min

Distance:7.5 mi

Hyde Park Neighborhood in Chicago, IL

73 Walk Score® Very Walkable
66 Transit Score® Good Transit

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