525 West Oakdale Apartments

525 West Oakdale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657

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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/05/2016
In general, my experience with Horizon Realty at 525 W Oakdale has been beyond disappointing. Martha, the building manager when I rented the apt, was very sweet, and I was so excited to live here. However, I soon found that Martha would take sometimes 3 weeks… See More
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Resident 2014 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/12/2015
They are horrible. This place is horrible and the management is horrible. They do not care about the residents and will suck up all the money they can get.
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blondeshell • Resident 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/11/2015
Don't live here if you aren't a super deep sleeper or mind dogs that constantly bark and even bite. Maintenance rarely gets things done. My unit was not cleaned despite having 17days to do it. Nothing I requested to be done has been done three months… See More
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Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 07/21/2014
We originally looked at one unit and were a bit disappointed in the lack of light but in talking with the property manager, found out that another unit had been recently renovated and was outward facing. (I definitely recommend the outward facing units as it feels… See More
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chicagoresident • Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/22/2013
I am in the process of moving out of this building. I should have left months ago but couldn't afford to pay rent for two units through the duration of my lease at 525 Oakdale. Building management will claim that they do not have a roach… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/21/2011
Don't do it unless you like shotty buildings with roaches and incompetent staff.
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alexchg • Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/19/2011
You know you have a great appartment when you are counting down the days to when you can move out with months left on your lease. Besides the elevator working sporadically (no joke it did not work for 2 weeks straight at one point), very thin… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/03/2010
My mother both lived and actually died in this building. While she was living there, we called the cops on the building manager more than once. The building manager had not only cut off my mother's phone line from the doorbell so that she could not… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/07/2009
I have been here for two years and I cannot believe how badly this place has gone downhill in this time. They 'remodel' units by adding a cheap dishwasher and some hardwood floors, and then they feel the need to charge more than many one bedrooms… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/20/2009
Okay, I will do my best to keep this short. I have lived at this location since early 2007, and in just over two years, I have lived in four different units in this building... for the following reasons. Had a one bedroom on the SECOND… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 12/15/2008
I have lived in this building some 7 years plus, and although I'm sure many of the below negative reviews have some truth to them (at least insofar as the then on-sight manager is concerned), ALL of that has changed. Horizon has made a 380 degree… See More
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Resident 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 11/10/2008
This is a great building. It is a great location. Horizon was more that great when I was moving in. I have a huge apartment for the area. The office manager is also really nice, and works hard to provide the tenants with great customer service.… See More
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Resident 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 10/23/2008
I feel the need to post a more recent, and better, review as many of the others are very negative - but also outdated. I moved in June 2008 - Florence no longer has anything to do with this complex. When I viewed the 1 BDR/1… See More
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Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/04/2007
This place is positively frightening. Florence, as stated in several other reviews, was an absolute nightmare. It was worse than living in a dorm. Guests arriving late at night were threatened and yelled at. If your laundry was not finished at 9:59, the room would be… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/20/2007
I've lived in this building for over 3 years. When I first moved in, it was a great deal; spacious 2 bdr and 2 bath wtih diswasher for a reasonable price. The place was always quiet, clean, repairs were made in a timely manner, and it… See More
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Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/12/2007
I just found out aobut this place, and I wish I could have read it first before moving to this apartment. Florence (the building manager) is really rude to my guests (she called the cops once when I was unloading stuff from my friend's car for… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/20/2007
The building is full of roaches. It's pretty standard to see them smushed on the floor in common areas. I've had to battle them in my own apartment since I moved in. Maintenance is abysmal. We've been waiting a year (thank god the lease is up)… See More
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Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/16/2007
I'll keep this simple: Pros: Great neighborhood Underground parking available Relatively cheap for the area Cons: Florence sucks, even more so if you get on her bad side Disrespectful neighbors who falsify complaints Cheap everything; expect problems when you move in Cold in the winter, hot… See More
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LAtoCHI • Resident 2004 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 12/24/2006
I've been living here for three years and enjoy living in the building. Florance is a great building manager and always keeps the building looking great. She also takes care of recieving packages and getting them too you. This was the first place I moved when… See More
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Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 12/22/2006
I disagree with the previous comments. My roommate and I have lived here for many years now, and during that time Florence has always been conscientious, helpful, and polite. She is always "on call," and her presence has made this building the safest we've ever lived… See More
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Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 12/22/2006
For my first apartment, I have been very satisfied with the building. My roommate and I were able to find a 2 bed, 2 bath apartment which is almost non-existent in the city. We haven't ever had a problem with untimely maintenance. Whenever we've had problems,… See More
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oakdalehell • Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/09/2006
Florence is rude to my guests, even if I buzz them in, she has stopped them in the hallways enroute to my apt, to ask where they are going.<br> I asked her about that, I later noticed the intercomm, mysteriously became unprogrammed. I asked Florence about… See More
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kentstudent • Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/03/2006
I've lived in 5 different apartments and this place was by far the worst. The management company, Horizon, is fine but the building engineer Florence makes life here unbearable. She yelled at me when I moved in and told me that had to wait a week… See More
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Resident 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/20/2005
Florance the property manager is perfectly descibed in the previous comment. She is aweful. She has mood swings every other minute. She's constantly gets on your --- when moving in and walks the halls and tells you that your music, tv or whatever is too loud,… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/18/2005
The on-site manager in this building is horrible. She is unstable and helps people according to her mood swings. She yells at people for doing anything that is not by her strange and made up rules. She sits in her room and spies on people and… See More
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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,514

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    $2,480

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