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Midtown Apartment Review: The Standard Atlanta

By Emily

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 floorplan options, ranging from studio to 5 x 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 in Midtown.

The Standard in Midtown: Student Apartment Review

Image of a bedroom at The Standard in Midtown Atlanta.

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 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.

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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 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 offers resident parking in their garage at an additional monthly cost of $100, upon publication.


The Standard in 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. Base rent prices as listed on the property website, upon publication, range from the $1,200s to just under $1,800 depending on floor plan and square footage. Their contracts typically run from mid-August until late July.

We hope this property review 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 The Whistler, contact our leasing team, who are happy to answer any questions you may have during your search for student housing.


Emily is a marketing intern for Whistler and a junior at Georgia Tech majoring in Computational Media and Graphic Design.

July 28, 2022

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