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Lakeview, 655 W Grace St | Chicago
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  •  24-Hour Front Desk
  •  Building Laundry Room  
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Minimum Lease Term  
  •  Short Term Rentals  
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Surface Parking Lot  

User Rating

8.4
Great
7 Reviews

About this Location

In a quiet
neighborhood
Lincoln Park
3 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby
151 (bus) - 3 min
146/152 (bus) - 3 min

Pricing 
updated 12 hrs ago

Studio, 1 Bath
$1,070+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,280+
Schedule Appointment At
(872) 704-8022
  • Bathrooms

    •  Bath Tubs
  • Bedrooms

    •  Walk-in Closets
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
  • Included

    •  Heat Included
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Building Laundry Room  
  • Lease Terms

    •  Application Fee  
    •  Minimum Lease Term  
    •  Move-in Fee  
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Hardwood Floors
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Surface Parking Lot  
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat fee  
    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog fee  
    •  Dog friendly
    •  Max Pet Weight  
    •  Max Pets Limit  
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24-Hour Front Desk
    •  Controlled Access
    •  On-site Maintenance
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Fitness Center
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Overall rating 8.4/10, based on 7 renter reviews

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Location
8.0
Amenities
7.7
Management
8.3
Value
7.4
Social
9.1
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Loved Living Here

I had such a wonderful time at 639 Grace. The building was clean and management was always prompt to address my requests.

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The place is in a great location, the maintenance staff is super friendly! And I like that they clean the building almost every morning, they mop the floors and dust in the entry way and laundry room.

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Awesome!

I have really enjoyed living here! The staff is super attentive, friendly, kind and always timely with any maintenance needs or questions I have. My neighbors are lovely and friendly. The gym is perfect for my needs here, residents are polite and stick to gym rules, and everything else is great! I am lucky to live here and have such a pleasant experience! Thanks for doing a great job!

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I had such a wonderful time at 639 Grace. The building was clean and management was always prompt to address my requests.

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Great spot!

I love my little apartment at Grace! The unit is updated with a beautiful kitchen and has more storage than I need. The price for the location is great, there's nothing not to like! The management and maintenance have always been friendly and quick to reply. I've been here a couple of years and the whole process has been very easy for me since the beginning.

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Safe building, but facilities need updating

The facilities seemed great when we first signed, but after using the gym and laundry spaces, they are very poorly maintained. Water is being CONSTANTLY shut off which is annoying since I work nights and am home during the day. Will not be staying.

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Apartment itself is great - very big, nice lighting. The management company is horrible. They turn off the water several days a week from 9am-5pm and are not responsive to phone calls. I would love the apartment if I did not have to deal with the horrible, rude property management group. Also, the gym is falling apart so it is not totally usable.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 30 Recs

BB Bun Mi Express
Big G’s Pizza
Michael’s Pizzeria & Tavern
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grocery 4 Recs

Aldi
Uptown Shop & Save
Mariano’s
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convenience 1 Rec

CVS Pharmacy
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fitness 17 Recs

All Strength Training
Tennis on the Lake
Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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parks 7 Recs

The Park at Wrigley
Chicago Lakefront Path
Riverbank Neighbors Trail
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coffee 14 Recs

Coronas Coffee Shop
Emerald City Coffee
Snow Junkie
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About Lakeview

A massive and lively neighborhood, Lakeview offers great shopping, tasty dining options, celebrated pubs and bars, and a host of other entertainment options including live music, comedy shows, and exciting street festivals. Take an excursion to Krista K Boutique for tasteful brands and the latest fa...
Clean
Lively
Easy Commute
Unsafe At Times
Fun Neighborhood
Proximity To Lake
Diverse Population
Median rents in Lakeview
Studio
$
1,250
1 Bedroom
$
1,600
2 Bedroom
$
2,300

Getting around Lakeview


Parking at Grace Shores

Surface Parking Lot

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Parking Near Grace Shores

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Lakeview Reviews

148 reviews
The main reason we moved here was the neighborhood. Broadway, Clark, Diversey and Belmont are all within walking distance and offer all of the shops, restaurants, bars and grocery stores you could need. It really is in a prime, unbeatable location. Not to mention it's a block from Lake Michigan and walking distance to Lincoln Park and a short bike ride from Montrose Beach.
My street and neighborhood are usually fairly quiet. Sundays seem to be the going out day in the neighborhood but it isn't disruptive to my every day life. Overall it seems like a very safe area and being a young woman living alone, that is very important. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
The area of lakeview this apartment is in is between where the bars start in Wrigleyville at Clark and Sheffield and Boystown at Newport and Halstead. The street itself is pretty quiet but there are plenty of options for bars since it's right near Wrigley Field and Boystown. There are also plenty of great restaurant options, and it's a 6 minute walk to the Addison red line or a 10 minute walk to the Belmont stop.
I love Lakeview! There's honestly something for everyone somewhere in the neighborhood. From Wrigleyville's baseball and country bars to the rowdy drag shows of Boystown, you can have a totally new experience a few blocks from something else. Lots of great food for both a quick, cheap meal and a sit-down dinner, and some fun local shopping too.
Wrigleyville is popular with young adults and recent graduates, making it a lively neighborhood. There is easy access to the Red Line, one of the city's most popular transit lines. It's also close to Lakeshore Drive, making commute by car easy as well. The area is incredibly safe and has a decent number of restaurants and cafes. The area also has a large number of TFA Corps Members, making meetups really easy.
I love the lakeview area. It is far more affordable than the surrounding boroughs, and everyone nearby is around my age (early 20s to mid 30s). There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and basic amenities (grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.) within walking distance, and it still feels very safe.
Pros:
-Close to the Clark St strip in Wrigley
-Lots of good restaurants nearby
-A mile from the lakefront path, which is good for running and biking
-Plenty of public transportation options

Cons:
-The only major grocery store in the area is Trader Joe's. You can't walk to a Jewel unless you want to walk over a mile. They are building a Mariano's around Broadway and Wellington, so that will be nice.
-Occasionally loud drunk people on weekends wandering around.
-The hospital (Advocated Masonic) can also be a source of late night noise.
I absolutely love living in Lakeview East. Has a very homey community feel, and it is very safe. Right near all my public trans needs and accessible to many entertainment needs (Wrigley Field, Boystown, Lincoln Park, etc). Extremely pet friendly and family oriented neighborhood.

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