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The Standard Atlanta: Midtown Apartment Review (Updated for 2024)

By Jatu

Trying to find student housing near Georgia Tech can be confusing, especially if you’re deciding between similar apartments. In Atlanta, everywhere you look seems to offer a new option.

At Whistler, we have helped many students in their search to find their home in off-campus apartments. Whether it is at Whistler or another apartment, we want to assist you in understanding the best choices for your lifestyle.

Whistler has a wide range of floor plan options, ranging from studio to 5×5 units to accommodate various student needs. We also offer state-of-the-art amenities, including a rooftop pool deck, a fitness center with a yoga and a spin studio, saunas, an on-site coffee shop and study lounge, and more.

However, we understand it is important to evaluate all options when making a decision about where to live. To ensure you are able to make an informed decision on which apartment fits your needs the best, we created an honest review of The Standard Atlanta.

The Standard Atlanta: Student Apartment Review

Image of a bedroom at The Standard Atlanta, a student apartment in Midtown.

Unit interior at The Standard, located at 708 Spring Street NW. Image courtesy of The Standard.

The Basics

It is important to know the basic details of the apartments you look at, so here are a list of quick stats about The Standard’s property:

Address: 708 Spring St NW

Neighborhood: Midtown

Year Built: 2018

Number of Beds: 765

Number of Rooms: 257

Number of Stories: 19


The Standard Atlanta sits near the corner of 4th Street and Spring Street, between Starbucks and Sweet and Fresh. It is about an eight-minute walk to campus and Greek life. The Standard is just a short walk away from student favorites, such as the Food Hall in the Coda building, and the restaurants of Tech Square.

Read Next: 7 Student Housing Properties Closest Apartments to GT Campus 


Pool deck at the Standard Atlanta in Midtown Atlanta.

Image of pool deck at the Standard in Midtown. Image courtesy of the Niles Bolton Associates.

The Standard Atlanta has a 24/7 fitness center with a yoga studio. Residents also have access to the property’s resort-style rooftop pool, sky terrace and lounge, and clubhouse. The Standard also offers gaming pods, as well as computer labs with free printing and access to Mac and PC computers.

Their first floor has on-site management and maintenance, and is partnered with nearby retail shops and restaurants. The Standard is also pet friendly, so you can bring your furry friend.

Apartments at The Standard come fully furnished and include stainless steel appliances, in-unit washers and dryers, quartz countertops, and high-speed internet with an HDTV cable.


If you’re planning on bringing a car, The Standard Atlanta offers resident parking in their garage at an additional monthly cost. At the time of publication, there was no information on The Standard’s website about what they charge for parking.

Read Next: Ultimate Guide to Parking Near Georgia Tech


The Standard Atlanta offers fully furnished apartments at a variety of price points, ranging from studio layouts to five-bedroom floor plans. Their apartments offer 5×5, 5×3, 4×4, 4×2, 3×3, 2×2, and 1×1 rooms, along with studios of 426-458 sq ft.

At the time of publication in December 2023, rates for 2024 – 2025 at The Standard range from the $1,200s to over $1,900 per person, per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on The Standard’s floor plans page.

If you’d like to learn more about other Atlanta student housing options, you can read our Midtown Apartment Reviews.

We hope this review of The Standard Atlanta helped you better understand your living options in Atlanta near Georgia Tech. If you have any questions about living in Atlanta or want to learn more about Whistler, contact our leasing team, who are happy to answer any questions you may have during your search for student housing.

Originally published 7/28/2022. Last updated 12/6/2023.


Jatu is a Leasing & Marketing Assistant at Whistler. She is a junior Psychology major with a Mental Health concentration at Spelman College.

December 06, 2023

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