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Parkside Apartments

16 N Parkside Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
16 N Parkside Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Resident 2019 - 2020
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07/02/2020
Heat and water are included, but baseboard heaters in my living room don't work from time to time. Beware however that another tenant has turn it off from the basement, I never know if someone turned them off, or they're just not working. Pets are allowed.… See More
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Mpettis13 • Resident 2019
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07/05/2019
I am a new resident and I am pleased with the staff, there professionalism, consideration for my needs and my apartment is perfect.My neighbors are friendly and it's nice to see happy kids around. I would recommend it to anyone and I have been resident of… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2019
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05/07/2019
DO NOT RENT HERE if you're married, couple, young or enjoy a quiet apartment;please read all. Ill give the positives and negatives of living here for 3 years; which ill be moving as soon as my lease is up. Negatives; 1)since being here management has switched… See More
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Resident 2018 - 2019
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04/23/2019
DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! This complex was good until it got sold in January 2019. New company is being really sleazy and already screwing over current residents. They changed parking policy to 1 car per unit even if current residents were paying for two. They will… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2017
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06/16/2017
I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS COMPLEX TO MY WORST ENEMY. I have lived here for two years and I cannot count the number of times I have come home to either no heat, electricity or running water without any notice. The newest property manager, Alex, is… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

I hope that when people read these reviews, they take into consideration that there are two sides to every story. Often times, individuals only write reviews when they're upset...not when they have had a pleasant experience or when everything is going well. We have come to find, since recently purchasing the property, that those writing reviews were often times behind on their monthly rent and other serious issues. We have implemented assigned parking spots for all units. Since we have done this new assigned parking, we have not seen any issues in regards to parking. We have also contracted out a private towing company that monitors our parking lot on a daily basis. We have been commended by the Mayor of Glen Ellyn and the Glen Ellyn Police Department in regards to how much we have invested and improved this property. There are no prostitutes that go door to door, now are there suspicious characters.

Resident 2016
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08/07/2016
They took away visitor parking and theres no overnight street parking allowed in Glen Ellyn and they moved the office to St Charles. Other than that, not a bad place to live. See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

08/08/2016

Good Afternoon! To those reading, please note, the individual that wrote this review stated that Parkside Apartments is not a bad place to live. Yet, it shows up as the apartment community is not recommended. At this time, parking is very tight for us which is why visitor parking is not offered. Our main priority is to ensure those that reside at Parkside have a place to park when they come home. I often tell those to weigh how often you have visitors vs. how often you don't to determine if this is really an issue. There is plenty of parking at near by establishments where guests can park. The office is being moved back to Parkside Apartments starting September 1st.

Resident 2015 - 2016
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03/26/2016
Laundry facility, storage and grounds Laundry facility is a nightmare. So disqusting. Partly because of people who live here (someone keeps throwing garbage around the can) and partly because it looks so run down...someone compared it to the movie Saw and I wouldn't be able to… See More
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02/18/2016

Thank you for your review and you're correct! We're way under market rent for the area. Glen Ellyn is an amazing suburb and two blocks from the property you have million dollar homes. Since this review was posted, we have updated our laundry facilities. We have also served the proper notices to tenants that were unable to respect the property and keep up the cleanliness standards imposed by management. Our laundry facilities are now secured access, which means you need a special code to enter into the storage/laundry area.

Resident 2014 - 2016
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02/19/2016
PARKSIDE APARTMENTS IS UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT AND OWNERSHIP! See More
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gemini19852004 • Resident 2015 - 2016
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02/04/2016
As a new resident to Glen Ellyn, I am pleased that Parkside Apartments is so conveniently located to many shopping areas, restaurants, parks, etc. Not to mention highway access is nearby, which is a deal breaker for me. My unit itself has brand new cabinets, flooring,… See More
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02/18/2016

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Resident 2015 - 2016
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02/02/2016
Do not believe any positive reviews posted! Management is offering people discounts off their rent to post positive reviews because they do not have anyone posting real positive reviews! Do not move to Parkside! The apartments are renovated but they are done very cheaply with cheap… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

We are sorry to hear that your experience here at Parkside was not pleasant. Unfortunately, it's hard to believe this review as we have never had a "Bradlee Rae" residing within our complex. . However, as management, I'd still like to clarify a few things in your post. The apartments are renovated, so that is correct! They are beautifully renovated and materials are by far cheap. We have provided each unit with granite counter tops AND stainless steel appliances, Moen Fixtures in the kitchen and bathrooms along with custom mosaic tile work in the shower. I'd encourage anyone interested in renting an apartment in Glen Ellyn to find another complex with upscale materials (such as we provide) at a low affordable monthly rate. Our contractors that have completed our renovations have been in the business for over 20yrs. Each apartment has passed a final village inspection and another secondary inspection by an extermination company. Any tenant that rents with us will be provided with both of these inspections. There is visitor parking available at our location. Visitors can register their guest with the office between the hours of 9am-5pm Monday-Friday. Management will be happy to give your guest a temporary parking spot for a designated time period. Parkside Apartments does not accept "shady people" we process all applicants fairly and follow equal housing laws (Federal and Illinois). The comment to suggest "shady" people live here seems to be racist in nature and management does not tolerate such claims or behavior. Everyone is provided the same opportunity to rent out one of our affordable luxury apartments pending their criminal and credit background checks. Actually, the apartments are UNDER current market rent, especially when you take into the consideration the amount of upgrades we have put into each unit and the location of the complex. I'd encourage all individuals to compare local complexes and they will find this to be true.

anonymous2015again • Resident 2015
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12/30/2015
*Nice kitchen and bathroom -- or shall I say, the cosmetic part of it. *Cheap quality. They rushed everything. They didn't caulk the kitchen and bathroom area. *The closet doors are hard to close/open. * The shelves in my bedroom fell and there's barely stuff in… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

Please note - this individual has reviewed the complex twice. The materials we use inside of our units are not cheap. We use top quality granite for our counters, custom mosaic tiles in the bathrooms and all Moen brand faucets and finishes. Our hardwood flooring is scratch resistant as well. Our units are fully treated for all pests and insects and each tenant will be provided an inspection sheet prior to moving in that shows their unit has passed. Last year, we invested over $30,000 in landscaping and the community will only continue to improve. All laundry facilities have been renovated and have key-pad secured entry doors, motion sensor LED lighting and full storage units.

Prospective Resident Visited 2015
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12/29/2015
This complex looks wonderful, and almost brand new. I went to see it with my husband and we really like the grounds and how close the complex is to everything in Glen Ellyn. The manager was very knowledgeable and explained the leasing process which seemed easy… See More
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02/18/2016

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Resident 2015
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11/04/2015
NO. Just NO. I have so many issues and complaints I could write a book. First off the modern updates may look nice but take a better look at how ------ they painted and its chipping off everywhere. The maintenence justs walks in my apartment without… See More
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Resident 2015
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09/10/2015
I really hope people are taking the last few reviews seriously. I moved in about 2 months ago into a renovated unit and although it is really modern that's about the only good part. There has been rats running around my apartment and roaches. The exterior… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

I as management am deeply sorry that you have experienced these things while residing at Parkside. We take these issues very seriously and do everything in our power to remedy any concerns and issues that may arise during an individuals lease. We have now implimented assigned parking spots for all units! We have spent a significant amount of money on landscaping and this upcoming Spring/Summer we will continue to do a lot more with the grounds. We only purchased the property less than two years ago and we spent a majority of our focus on the interiors of the units. Now that we are nearing the completion of all of our unit renovations, we can begin to focus our attention elsewhere such as the grounds, exterior building face lift, etc. We pride ourselves on our customer service and assure any current and future tenant that we will respond accordingly to all issues that arise. Due to the previous ownership and the neglect the property had experienced, we have worked extremely hard to bring the property up to the level of being a luxury affordable living community.

Resident 2015
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09/08/2015
Pretty bad. The apartments are modern and up to date but did a really ------ job with the paint. The nieghbors are always annoying and banging on the walls. The outside color is disgusting. The management is horrible, they are barely in the office and never… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

Our management office is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm and by appointment on the weekends. We can always be reached by phone at 630-770-1475 for any concerns. If there are any noise complaints, they need to be reported to management. Often times, individuals do not inform management of these concerns, but instead write a review about the property without giving management the opportunity to remedy the issue. if a concern is brought to management, we serve the proper notices to the tenants in violation of our noise policy outlined in our lease. It is our goal to ensure all tenants feel safe and comfortable at our complex. Also, we do not discriminate in terms of our tenants and we are an equal housing community. I, as management, find it offensive that the individual that wrote this review would have to bring a specific race into their concerns. We as management do not tolerate such behavior.

Resident 2009 - 2014
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05/07/2014
Parkside is a great community. Safe, friendly neighbors, kids playing outside. However, as of March it is under new management - Parkside Living LLC. The manager's name is Carl. They are renovating the units to have granite countertops, chrome appliances and charging almost $900/ month. But… See More
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Parkside Apartments Manager

02/18/2016

Good Evening, I'd like to point out that this review was written in March of 2014. Since March, we have updated ALL balconies and stairways and they are absolutely beautiful! Please see photos on our account or on Facebook. The parking lot is now assigned parking and every tenant is guaranteed a spot. Carl is no longer the manager of our property and we have excellent management in place that responds to the needs of the tenants quickly and efficiently. Due to new management, we have a tight knit community at Parkside and our tenants have expressed how nice this is to have and how safe they do feel.

chicagolocal • Resident 2011 - 2014
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03/31/2014
Rats, bats, bed bugs, no snow removal, trash everywhere. Laundry units on site are dirty. Lost 3 tires over the years due to punctures from large nails and screws in the parking lot. See More
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02/18/2016

PLEASE NOTE: this review was written in March of 2014. Since this review was written, Parkside Apartments is under new ownership!

magistre • Resident 2002 - 2013
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10/19/2013
This is on the TIF schedule for Glen Ellyn. The staff is nice but who the hell is "Ginger"? The complex was built in the early fifties and looks it-outside the zoning laws. There are some very nice people living here but is still the "Cabrini… See More
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02/18/2016

PLEASE NOTE: this review was written in October of 2013. Since this review was written, Parkside Apartments is under new ownership!

2006trex • Resident 2012
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07/12/2012
Recent job transfer from Florida looking for a fun and exciting place. Visited over 10 apartments in a span of 2 days...what a task!! A co-worker recommended Parkside. I moved in June 6th. I had a couple of minor issues on my walk sheet and the… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2010
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02/28/2010
I lived nearby parkside My friend lived there and moved out Immeditly. Unfourtanly I knew another person that stayed and got sucked in so if you like thats stuff its for you if not dont put yourself therw the trouble, Its a waste of money and… See More
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02/18/2016

PLEASE NOTE: this review was written six years ago! Since this review was written, Parkside Apartments is under new ownership!

Prospective Resident Visited 2009
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03/11/2009
I think we needed a more recent review for this complex. Since the last one was completed in 2008. Do not...I repeat...Do not move in here. I didn't actually live here; however my fried did. I helped her move in and then about two weeks later… See More
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Resident 2008
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09/15/2008
The management does not care if you have any problems. Virtually all of the aprtments are over run with roaches and bed bugs. They have recently signed a new contract with Orkin but it is still not enough to eliminate the pest problem. The majority of… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2007
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10/26/2007
I don't live in parkside but it is the most convenient place in Glen Ellyn to come and occasionally pick up your 8-ball or gram of low grade bud. Every apartment designed shabby on the inside and even a worse view from the street. While knocking… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2002
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02/13/2004
If you like gang warfare, prostitutes in the basement, drug dealing on your doorstep, and having your property stolen or vandalized, this is the place for you. Within the 1st week of moving in, my car was vandalized. I had no heat for the majority of… See More
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Resident 2001 - 2002
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01/07/2002
Parkside is over run with the best of the scum of the Glen Ellyn area!!! You get everything from your casual drug dealer, to people selling bags out of their two bedroom apartments every hour or so. (It is a great way to meet new people,… See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site

Parking

  • Uncovered Parking

General

  • Community Center

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
    Comments: $250 ONE TIME PET FEE NO PET RENT.
  • Cats Allowed
    Comments: $250 ONE TIME PET FEE NO PET RENT.

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,033

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    $1,514

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    2 Bedrooms

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UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP!!! Parkside Apartments are affordable luxury style apartments located in Glen Ellyn, IL! Our units are fully renovated with hardwood flooring throughout. granite counters, stainless steel appliances, custom tile-work in the bathrooms, new landscaping and so much more!

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What are noise levels like at Parkside Apartments?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Parkside Apartments?
The community is rated 3/5 stars, signifying moderate satisfaction on average.

How safe is Parkside Apartments?
The community is rated 3/5 stars, which is considered being moderately 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 3/5 stars, which is considered being moderately effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Parkside Apartments?
Dogs Allowed
Comments: $250 ONE TIME PET FEE NO PET RENT.
Cats Allowed
Comments: $250 ONE TIME PET FEE NO PET RENT.

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


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Parkside Apartments is an apartment in Glen Ellyn in zip code 60137. This community has a 1 - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,033 - $1,514. Nearby cities include Wheaton, Lombard, Carol Stream, Glendale Heights, and Oakbrook Terrace. 60187, 60148, 60189, 60188, and 60139 are nearby zip codes.

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