The Lakes at 8201 offers a great neighborhood to its residents

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.

Great neighborhood at The Lakes at 8201 in Merrillville, Indiana

Conveniences of Daily Life

You can rest easy when you live at The Lakes at 8201 because not only is our community a welcome haven in a busy world, but we’re also conveniently located near everything you need for your daily life. For groceries and everyday items, Meijer and Target are close by. If outdoor excursions are on your agenda, Rosenbalm Park and Forest Hill Park are just a short drive from our property.

Parents appreciate our close proximity to neighborhood schools. We are located in the Merrillville Community School District. For after-school treats and entertainment, try FunFlatables and Albanese Candy Factory.

The Lakes at 8201 is conveniently located in Merrillville, Indiana
Family going on a walk together near The Lakes at 8201 in Merrillville, Indiana


  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Ivy Tech Community College


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

Entertainment & Recreation


  • Methodist Hospitals
  • Ford Motor Plant
  • USPS​​


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


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

Merrillville Community School Corporation

Children at The Lakes at 8201 attend the following local schools, in the Merrillville Community School Corporation:

  • Homer Iddings Elementary School
  • Merrillville Intermediate School
  • Pierce Middle School
  • Merrillville Senior High School
The Lakes at 8201 playground in Merrillville