Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments

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Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments
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View from south with Promontory Apartments in Foreground
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments is located in Chicago
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments is located in Illinois
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments is located in the US
Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments
Location 5500-5520 S. Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°47′41″N 87°34′51″W / 41.79472°N 87.58083°W / 41.79472; -87.58083Coordinates: 41°47′41″N 87°34′51″W / 41.79472°N 87.58083°W / 41.79472; -87.58083
Area Hyde Park, Chicago
Built 1927
Architectural style Beaux Arts, Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 86001194 [1]
Added to NRHP May 14, 1986

The Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments, also known as the Flamingo Apartment Hotel, is a building located at 5500-5520 S. Shore Drive along Lake Michigan in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The 16-story apartment building was built with 144 apartments and 16 hotel rooms in 1927; it also featured an outdoor pool and bathhouse. It was designed in the Classical Revival style; its exterior is red brick with terra cotta ornamentation and a dentillated cornice.[2] It and the adjacent building, The Promontory Apartments, a co-op building designed by Mies van der Rohe, are the furthest east buildings in Hyde Park.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 14, 1986.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2006-03-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Flamingo-on-the-Lake Apartments (Formerly Flamingo Apt. Hotel)" (PDF). Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 

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