Neighborhood near The Lakes at 8201 in Merrillville, Indiana

Our Neighborhood


The Lakes at 8201 offers one, two, and three-bedroom apartments in the quiet community of Merrillville, IN. We’re conveniently located near I-65 and Route 30, offering easy access to dining, shopping, and entertainment venues. When you’re in the mood to venture outside of Merrillville, downtown Chicago is a short drive from our community and boasts legendary music events and festivals including Lollapalooza and the Chicago Blues Festival.

Couple walking their dog in Merrillville, Indiana near The Lakes at 8201

Education


  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Homer Iddings Elementary School
  • Merrillville Intermediate School
  • Pierce Middle School
  • Merrillville Senior High School

Parks


  • Rosenbalm Park
  • Forest Hill Park
  • Perry Ferrini Dog Park
  • Oak Ridge Prairie
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
  • Deep River County Park

Entertainment & Recreation


Employers


  • NIPSCO
  • Methodist Hospitals
  • Ford Motor Plant
  • USPS​​

Dining


  • Portillo’s
  • The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co.
  • House of Kobe
  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Shopping


  • Meijer
  • Southlake Mall
  • Target
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Baums Natural Foods
  • WiseWay Food World