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

"Its been a great experience so far, the people and staff members been great, and everyone seems to be friendly, there are multiple shopping centers and security around the clock, public transportation right outside the complex. The Lake is literally 5min Walk, and Plus The Property is Pet Friendly."

Lake Meadows Resident

"I absolutely LOVE this community. It's so warm and welcoming. The staff is so efficient and there is an avenue to have ALL your issues channeled and resolved! I couldn't ask for a more serene and BEAUTIFUL community to live. I wake up to lake views EVERY morning."

Lake Meadows Resident

"I love living in Lake Meadows. It is very peaceful most of the time. The staff is courteous and helpful. The maintenance staff are awesome! The grounds around Lake Meadows are very picturesque and taken care of on a weekly basis."

Lake Meadows Resident

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