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After a long, successful career, people want to make the most of their retirement and thoroughly enjoy the fruits of their labors. Becoming part of an active retirement community is a great way to stay connected with other individuals transitioning to this new phase of life. If you’re looking for retirement living near the University of Chicago, Montgomery Place is an excellent option. Our luxury independent living apartments offer numerous amenities and social activities to keep you engaged and entertained. Because we are situated in the heart of Hyde Park, you’ll have the opportunity to explore one of the most culturally diverse, historic districts in the Windy City.

Ways to Stay Connected Within the Community

Retirement communities are designed for adults 65 and over, who want the freedom and space to live independently while having access to numerous services, amenities, and healthcare resources, should they need them. Montgomery Place offers a broad range of services including internationally inspired, chef prepared meals, housekeeping, planned excursions in and around the city, and countless art & entertainment offerings so you can spend less time on the mundane tasks of homeownership and more time doing the things you love.

Where you live matters, and at Montgomery Place, our custom apartment homes on the shores of stunning Lake Michigan, simply cannot be beat. Living here you will enjoy breathtaking sunrises and invigorating walks along the famed Promontory Point. If gardening is your thing, our massive urban garden offers residents private plots to grow their favorite fruits, vegetables, and flowers…without all the messy clean up! At Montgomery Place, what you do is up to you!

If you’re more of an indoor person, our indoor activities can be great options in cold or rainy weather. Here you can enjoy:

  • Wine tastings
  • Cooking classes
  • Poetry readings
  • World class musical performance by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Painting and drawing classes in our studio
  • A heated, indoor continuous wave pool
  • Yoga

Things to Enjoy in Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a historically rich and culturally diverse and vibrant neighborhood in Chicago. Once home to President Barack Obama, Hyde Park was also the site of the 1893 Chicago World Fair. The neighborhood is bordered by the University of Chicago to the West, and the Lakefront and the Museum of Science and Industry to the East.

If art and architecture is your passion, Hyde Park delivers. Not far from Montgomery Place, you’ll find Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, a historic treasure that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Hyde Park Art Center to expand your cultural worldview, or stop by the country’s first institution of African American culture and history, the DuSable Museum.

Take a stroll around the world famous “Fountain of Time” sculpture, a feature of Washington Park and one of the most important pieces in the Chicago Park District’s collection. For a more interactive experience, take a trip to the parks butterfly and bird sanctuary or the Garden of the Phoenix never disappoints.

Although the neighborhood is most well-known for its’ cultural and historic significance, Hyde Park also boasts a burgeoning restaurant scene. Sample handcrafted cocktails at The Promenade or start the day off right with breakfast from the historic Valois, America’s oldest cafeteria style restaurant. These restaurants, the art, the architecture and the stunning scenery all serve as a great way draw your friends and family in to visit, and showcase the vibrant neighborhood you live in. Whether you’re entertain visiting friends and family, or just want to get out and explore, Hyde Park is a wonderful place to be.

Reasons to Choose Montgomery Place for Retirement Living

Montgomery Place is an active retirement community that offers comprehensive services and amenities to keep you engaged and entertained so that you can live fully, in safety and comfort. If you need medical assistance for any reason, we can provide it right in the privacy of your own home. Moving to a retirement community such as Montgomery Place is a great way to stay active, engaged, and connected. Our goal is to provide you with an inclusive living community that will help you thrive in your retirement.

If you searching for a picturesque lakefront retirement living near the University of Chicago, come to Montgomery Place! Contact us today to learn more about the many amenities and services we have to offer and to schedule your private showing to see how Montgomery Place retirement living is the best way for you to enjoy retirement in Chicago.