Lincoln Property Company
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- Takes initiative to make sure things are working properly
- Organizes community activities
Recent Lincoln Property Company reviews
Park Evanston 1BR
Pros: Beautiful views, on a high floor so lots of light. Receptionist staff are very nice. Extremely good location- my classes were all on south campus and right next to Whole Foods
Cons: Expensive for what you get (appliances weren't new), loud neighbors, construction for SO LONG.
404 Rio Grande
The location absolutely cannot be beat - close to the Hike and Bike trail, Trader Joe's, and the West 6th Street bars. Security has been a bit of an issue (my bike was stolen out of the parking garage our first week here), but I think that's characteristic of any of the downtown complexes that have gate entry systems (vs. a doorman). Otherwise, we LOVE it here - the walls are thick so we don't hear our neighbors, and we don't get the noise from the downtown freight train.
Quirky apartment in a great location
Location is fantastic and parking is free. Apartment itself is 15 years old but unit interiors have been redone recently. Trash disposal is a big pain. Rent is very much at market rate for the area. Some apartments in the building have nice features (ex. front doors onto the street or working fireplaces)
Good, Affordable Apartment for Students
I moved to Lincoln Medical Center after living around undergraduate students in a college town, and I love how quiet the community is here. The rent is reasonable, the apartments are well-maintained, and the office staff is friendly. The only complaint I have is the distance to the closest grocery store - about 15 minutes in traffic.
215 West is a fabulous apartment building right in the Loop. It's very convenient to Northwestern's downtown campus. It's right next to several bus stops and the train tracks so transportation is very convenient. The actual apartments are really nice. Floor to ceiling windows, big kitchen (for a downtown apartment), lots of storage space and warm tones in the interior which make it feel really home-y (especially in the winter months). The building itself is very quiet (excluding the city street noises, which is what you get living anywhere downtown). The staff are very friendly and helpful, and so far it's been a great experience living here.
Very good apartment, very spacious, good finishes, great GIM and pool. Cons: water runs cold after long showers and air conditioning makes living room warm, but not enough for the bedroom.
Solid option for Kellogg students
Moved into one of the renovated units at Park Evanston for my second year at Kellogg. Overall, I've been pleased with the apartment itself and the location of the building. The building has been undergoing construction but with that finishing up in the public areas, the overall living experience should be elevated quite a bit. I find the rent a bit expensive for what it is (10-15% less would be fair) but that's Evanston for you. With new buildings coming online, the rental market should soften in the coming years so hopefully management responds accordingly.
Overall like living in Park Evanston
There are some apartments that have beautiful views facing the lake! The building is undergoing construction now but the newly renovated units are beautiful! In some of the two bedrooms though, there’s a master bedroom and a significantly smaller room so be prepared to split rent accordingly. Love living next to Whole Foods, minutes to all the other major places people live and a less than 20 minute walk to campus. Management is also receptive to needs.
Great place to live!
I think 1717 is a great place to live - new building, nice amenities (pool, patio, grills, gym, study lounge, bike storage, secure package drop-off), quiet rooms (good sound blocking), and dog-friendly so even if you don't own a dog, you get your fill of puppy therapy. The new leasing office staff are much more responsive than they used to be, and life here is fairly seamless. The maintenance team is quick to help fix any issues!
Do Not Recommend
Not recommended. The price is much higher than comparable places in Evanston. The management office is not helpful at all.
Park Evanston - great location, v. bad management
- The higher floors have great views if you're facing the lake, generally pretty spacious and lots of closet space
- Maintenance is pretty responsive
- They just spent 3-4 mo renovating so I'm guessing amenities and new apartments will be quite nice
- Management sucks - very unreasonable at times. They will increase rent by a lot YOY even though we all had to suffer through really bad noise and inconvenience during renovation
We’ve had some annoying package issues with the main office, but have otherwise enjoyed our stay here.
Has its Pros and Cons
Overall satisfied by experience but leasing office is not the fastest. You have to hassle them to get your lease signed, get keys and get set up. After that haven't had many issues with them. Quality of the apartment is visually appealing but the cabinetry and HVAC system are a little cheap. This means that HVAC is incredibly loud and fails to keep apartment at a steady temperature (turns on and off very frequently). Also need to be okay with a longer walk to campus. It's not that far from downtown though. Very pet friendly building with nice area in the back to take your pup out. Apartments are a lot larger than E2 and are better priced.
Solid option close to campus
Park Evanston is incredibly convenient to the Kellogg campus. It's a 15-20 minute walk, depending on your walking speed. It also has all of the baseline amenities you'd need: a functional gym, a common room, a way to connect with a delivery dry cleaning/laundry service, a package room, doorperson, basement bike storage, and a small pool (better in the summer when most of us aren't on campus, though). Current downsides: they've been doing a lot of construction, and it's a mess, it's loud, we've lost access to many common spaces, and this followed a rent increase last spring. Additionally, the newly renovated apartments are going for a steeper price tag than the older units went for. The heat is also only semi-controllable, and is particularly painful during transition seasons. Many residents have to open windows to keep their apartments from being stifling in winter. Older units have everything you need, but nothing (stove, counters, carpet, etc.) is particularly good. Good closet space. Walls are thick, but doors are thin. ~7-10 min walk from Metra/L.