PPM’s Best Lakeview Apartments for Students

Are you looking for student housing in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood? You’re in luck! PPM offers the best Lakeview apartments for students in the city. To help with your apartment search, we’ve rounded up a few spots that offer a taste of what you’ll experience as a Lakeview PPM resident. When you’re ready to see them for yourself, schedule a virtual or in-person tour!


536 W. Addison

At 536 W. Addison, you’ll be living in the center of it all, with lots of restaurants, entertainment spots, coffee shops, and grocery stores within walking distance. You’ll also be just steps away from Lake Michigan and Wrigley Field. 

536 W. Addison is a five-story building with spacious studios and one-bedroom apartments that are ideal for students. With bright sunny windows, hardwood floors, huge closets, and modern kitchens with separate dining areas, these apartments offer everything you need for city living. Each spot also offers individually controlled air conditioning.

The building boasts lots of awesome amenities, too, from covered parking to 24-hour emergency maintenance. There’s a package-receiving room, so you won’t have to worry about deliveries. If you’re a cat person, good news — Cats are welcome with zero pet fees!

Do you prefer getting around the city on two wheels? The building’s bike storage room will come in handy. No matter how you commute, 536 W. Addison’s convenient location makes getting around super easy. The Lake Shore Drive bus route is steps from the building, and the Red, Brown, and Purple train lines are close, too.

Studios: $1139-$1441

One-Bedrooms: $1459-$1669

Studio Model: 592; 290 sq. ft., $1221

Schedule your virtual or in-person tour of 536 W. Addison today!


500 W. Belmont

Stunning lake views. Wall-to-wall windows. An unbeatable location just a block away from Belmont Harbor. What could be better? Welcome to life at 500 W. Belmont!

Conveniently situated right off Lake Shore Drive between the lakefront and Broadway, the nine-story elevator building offers studios and one-bedrooms. With an abundance of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, grocery stores, and entertainment venues within walking distance of the building, these are some of the best Lakeview apartments for students in Chicago.

Each apartment offers must-have features like huge closets, individually controlled air conditioning, modern kitchens (with breakfast bars!), and designer plank flooring. The building also boasts covered parking, bike storage, a package-receiving room, and 24-hour emergency maintenance. Laundry day will always be easy thanks to the in-building laundry room. Cats are also welcome at no extra charge!

When you live at 500 W. Belmont, you’ll never have to worry about commuting. The building is close to the city’s bus routes and the CTA Red, Brown, and Purple lines. Plus, you’ll be just 17 minutes from downtown Chicago.

Studio Model

Studios: $1325-$1463

One-Bedrooms: $1610-$1718

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Melrose Buildings

If you want to live right next to Broadway, PPM’s Melrose buildings are ideal.


537 W. Melrose

At 537 W. Melrose, you’ll get the best of Lakeview living without having to compromise on price. The spacious, light-filled studio and one-bedrooms offer hardwood floors, modern kitchens with separate dining areas, individually controlled air conditioning, and huge closets for all of your stuff. Cats are welcome at no extra charge!

On your days off, explore the neighborhood’s restaurants and bars, or go for a jog or ride on the Lakefront Trails. Commuting will be a breeze — the CTA Red, Brown, and Purple lines are a short walk from the building, as are the city’s bus routes.

Studio 239; 325 sq. ft., $1232

If you’re ready to check it out, schedule a virtual or in-person tour today!


450 W. Melrose

Another option is 450 W. Melrose, which offers comfy and spacious studios and one-bedrooms. The building is less than a block from Lake Michigan, and it’s a short walk to tons of coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and more.

Inside, these updated apartments feature everything you need for student city living, from modern kitchens for cooking your favorite meals to big, roomy closets to keep your clothes organized. You’ll also love having a laundry room right in the building. Additional amenities include reserved parking, 24-hour emergency maintenance, bike storage, and a package-receiving room.

Studio Model 425


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