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Drake Park Apartments

1260 34th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311
1260 34th Street, Des Moines, IA 50311

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Former Resident 2020
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09/16/2020
This is the worst place I have ever lived. Maintenance takes forever to follow up on work orders, and when they do they half --- the job. People blast music and yell in the parking lot until 4 in the morning on most days. If you… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2015
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01/24/2016
I was thankful to find something close to school. Come to find out there is a really bad cockroach infestation and a slumlord landlord who is intent on keeping your security deposit illegally and nickel and diming you into oblivion. Don't bother. Don't throw your money… See More
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filozof • Prospective Resident Visited 2015
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02/21/2015
do not move there,terrible place,odd management and security,over expensive place. See More
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stonewall11b1984 • Resident 2014 - 2015
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01/30/2015
Noise, noise, noise! DO NOT MOVE HERE. The noise is terrible. I had to move here from out of state on an educated guess without seeing it first. Big mistake. The walls are paper thin. You think I'm exaggerating? You can hear when people are flushing… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011
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12/17/2011
I originally wrote a review for this place two years ago, about four months after I had moved in upon the request of the Manager at the time because all of the reviews online were negative. I had lived at Drake Park for about two years.… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2010
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04/06/2011
I lived in a four bedroom apartment for 1 year, and a 2 bedroom apartment for 2 years so I'm quite familiar with the apartment. It's very cheap and within walking distance of Drake University-where I was a student- so that was why I lived there.… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010
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05/18/2010
Grounds are well kept and staff is very friendly. Apartments are very good price for the size. These apartments are very close to Drake University, it does tend to get a little noisy when things are going on at the school otherwise its a pretty quite… See More
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donewithdrakepark • Resident 1999 - 2009
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07/27/2009
I currently live at Drake Park Apartments and have for alot of years. I plan on moving soon. Walls are paper thin!! Mantenance is a JOKE!! They dont fix things promply (if you need it fixed and want if fix right do it yourself!!). Management request… See More
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Resident 2009
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07/21/2009
I lived here for almost a year and had to move out because of begbugs in my apartment. The wall is super thin, you can even hear your neighbor's conversation. See More
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Resident 2006 - 2009
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07/10/2009
These apartments are a great price and good management. I have lived here for a couple years, in the past the management was bad. But since they have gotten new management i havent had a problem since. See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009
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01/28/2009
I'm in my apartment freezing to death right now. The heat has gone out in the building at least 3 times now this winter and it's only January. There are cockroaches everywhere making me never want to use the kitchen. Half of the windows don't close… See More
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Resident 1995 - 2008
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08/19/2008
I love this place, and have lived here 18 years. I don't have problems hearing the neighbors noise. The management is very responsive. I never want to leave this complex. See More
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Resident 2006 - 2008
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02/06/2008
My girlfriend and I have been living here for about 18 months now and we're finally moving out of this hell hole. Maintenance is slow and sub-par, mold in bathroom, very noisy, smelly hallways, had to clean for an entire day upon moving in. Now on… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008
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01/15/2008
I currently live in the 1300 34th Street building of Drake Park, and I cannot wait to move out of this place after my lease expires. Despite all the pest treatments that occur 2-3 times monthly, there are still tons of roaches everywhere. The roaches used… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007
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05/27/2007
I've lived here for 9 months. When I moved it everything was great, the manager was awesome and really seemed to want to make everyone at home. Now there's a new guy in there and he's sort of a flake. The Walls are super thin! There… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006
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12/23/2006
My roommates and I didn't have a problem with cockroaches, but overall the place is pretty shoddy. The walls are SUPER thin. The bathrooms were gross and had mold growing in them. We had to clean our bathrooms and kitchen when we moved in because they… See More
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Resident 2006
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11/20/2006
A FRIEND AND I GOT OUR KEYS TO DRAKE APARTMENTS ON A FRIDAY AND BROKE OUR LEASE ON MONDAY MORNING! WE SAW THE APARTMENT IN THE DAY TIME AND IT LOOKED FINE..JUST A FEW MINOR THINGS THAT WE WANTED THEM TO FIX B4 WE MOVED IN.… See More
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demohappdndn • Resident 2006
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09/11/2006
something is wrong with this demo, it will work if you want something to work, thanks for you time. good luck with these details here. See More
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Conrad2381 • Resident 2004 - 2006
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04/12/2006
I have lived here for a year and a half just when the new manager started and I couldnt be happier. Once I even overpaid my rent by accident and she told me about it without me saying a thing, she is always friendly and remembers… See More
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Resident 2005
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09/10/2005
The apartments are tiny, walls are thin (whole conversations can be heard easily through them, at all hours), and you often get the runaround on problems. My car was damaged from being towed in my own parking lot, and nothing was done about my complaints. Looks… See More
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rainerower8 • Resident 2002 - 2005
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06/09/2005
I have lived in Drake Park through three different managers in threes years and I can tell you that I have enjoyed every minute there. They are very affordable and have a great location. You are right in the heart of Greek Street. The atmosphere is… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005
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06/08/2005
2 sluts in 6012 looking for a good time, come one come all. See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004
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01/24/2005
I wish my lease ended the first month I moved in. Cheap price, but really really cheap quality... See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004
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04/14/2004
Ok, so I currently live in these apartments. Right now, there is sewer water covering my floor. Let´s just say i would pay more to live somewhere else. Cheap rent, and cheap quality. Oh, and if you don´t like noise... don´t live here. See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site

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Pets

  • Cats Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

Disclaimer: Pet Policy data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive pet policies offered.

Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $832

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,418

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    2 Bedrooms

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Drake Park Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered having extremely loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Drake Park Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, signifying no satisfaction on average.

How safe is Drake Park Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 5/5 stars, signifying extreme satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not very effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Drake Park Apartments?
Cats Allowed
Deposit: Required
Rent: Required

What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1 Bath


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Drake Park Apartments is an apartment in Des Moines in zip code 50311. This community has a 1 - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $832 - $1,418. Nearby cities include Windsor Heights, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Clive, and West Des Moines. 50312, 50314, 50310, 50309, and 50312 are nearby zip codes.

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