Welcome to Bronzeville

A vibrant neighborhood, full of history, just a few minutes south of downtown Chicago along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Bronzeville is a burgeoning Chicago neighborhood that has been home to several important historical figures, including legendary musician Louis Armstrong, Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks, and infamous civil rights activist Ida B. Wells.

A vibrant community filled with proud residents and rich historic architecture, Bronzeville offers several monuments, memorials, buildings, and museums to see and tour. The area is well-known for its delectable comfort food, making a visit to Bronzeville incomplete without trying their famous chicken and waffles or juicy ribs.

Bronzeville also boasts a diverse business community where visitors can enjoy historic landmarks, listen to jazz and gospel music, as well as visit an array of well-known restaurants and nightlife.

Lake Meadows Shopping Center

A sprawling 170,000 square foot outdoor shopping destination next-door to Lake Meadows Apartments.

Lake Meadows Shopping Center is conveniently located at 35th & South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, one block south of Lake Meadows Apartments. There is plenty of free parking, and your favorite shops, eateries and service businesses are all here, including:

  • Jewel-Osco
  • Walgreens Pharmacy
  • LA Fitness
  • Sola Salon Studios
  • Culver’s
  • Taco Bell
  • Home Run Inn Pizza
  • Wing Stop
  • And much more …

 

Other Points of Interest

Transportation

• I-90 Expressway
• Bronzeville-IIT Green Line Station
• Sox-35th Red Line Station

Schools

• University of Chicago
• The Illinois Institute of Technology
• Illinois College of Optometry

Parks and Recreation

• Lake Meadows Park
• 31st Street Harbor
• Dunbar Park

Other Points of Interest

Transportation

• I-90 Expressway
• Bronzeville-IIT Green Line Station
• Sox-35th Red Line Station

Schools

• University of Chicago
• The Illinois Institute of Technology
• Illinois College of Optometry

Parks and Recreation

• Lake Meadows Park
• 31st Street Harbor
• Dunbar Park

Other Points of Interest

Transportation

• I-90 Expressway
• Bronzeville-IIT Green Line Station
• Sox-35th Red Line Station

Schools

• University of Chicago
• The Illinois Institute of Technology
• Illinois College of Optometry

Parks and Recreation

• Lake Meadows Park
• 31st Street Harbor
• Dunbar Park

"Love the location, convenient to stores, transportation, hospital, and restaurants. Everything you need is in this neighborhood. Building is kept clean and secure. Love how maintenance is always available for you if there's a problem in your unit. Nice dog park and special events for tenants."

Lake Meadows Resident

"The staff has been friendly and helpful. Fantastic place to live if you work in the buzzing city. 3 miles away from downtown, 10 mins walk to IIT campus, 2 min walk to Jewel Osco, McDonald's, Walgreens, Subway, 2 min walking distance to CTA Bus routes; no. 4 & no. 3, Divvy cycle stand right outside the building."

Lake Meadows Resident

"I am very pleased with the community and love the outreach efforts and friendliness of the staff. The celebration of special days and the social networking events are really successful at making one feel at home as advertised!"

Lake Meadows Resident

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