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The University of Kansas Jayhawks are famous for their chant, “Rock! Chalk! Jayhawk!” The Jayhawks are not only athletic champions but winners of academic excellence. KU (not UK) is the largest school in the state! Located in Lawrence, Kansas, this large research university has managed to uphold many of its early traditions while developing top-of-the-line academic programs. KU’s architecture and business schools are some of the best in the Midwest, though many students choose to leave the Heartland study abroad programs in foreign lands. The Jayhawks have held multiple national titles and participate in the Big 12 Conference with some of the best college teams in the nation. It’s no wonder that students from KU have enjoyed their time here!
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Good news for you. There are numerous rentals available in our listings for Lawrence, Kansas. Whether you prefer the convenience of apartment-living or the extra space of a single-family home, we have you covered. Even though there are dorm options available, most students live off-campus and have given the University of Kansas a reputation as a commuter campus. If you need some guidance among these thousands of house-hunters, check out our blog articles on apartment hunting and college life.
The city of Lawrence is a college town, and a very friendly one at that. You’ll find many delectable mom-and-pop shops in this area that really gives it that warm and homey small-town atmosphere. There is a strong sense of community in Lawrence, and it’s one of those places where strangers greet you on the street. If you want to venture into the big city, just hop into a car with your friends and drive the 30 miles to Kansas City! That doesn’t mean that you’re stuck in Sleepy Hollow while you’re at school. In L-Town, Massachusetts and Ohio Streets are home to a handful of bars and nightclubs for you to check out. Some of the best picks areThe Hawk and The Cavern Tavern, known by locals as, “The Cave”. Right on the edge of the KU campus, The Cave is a 4-story subterranean club and bar; it resembles one of those large flashy clubs you see in Vegas, but is within walking distance of your apartment.
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Does Lawrence have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, University of Kansas' Natural History Museum in Lawrence displays its galleries in Dyche Hall on the college's main campus. Open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday, the museum showcases an impressive collection of invertebrate fossils, bird and mammal skeletons, and even a few jackalopes and the famous Comanche horse, all within its beautiful Romanesque style building. Also located within the university, the Spencer Museum of Art (known to locals as the SMA) boasts a diverse collection of art and works of cultural significance with no charge for admission. Established in 1974, the Lawrence Arts Center supports the visual and performing arts with a gallery space, performance space, art studios, and a gallery shop.
Are there big sporting events that people in Lawrence enjoy attending?
Closely followed by many of Lawrence's locals during the winter season, the University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball team is a three-time NCAA champion (in 1952, 1988, and as recent as 2008). The university's football team is also celebrated in town, achieving bowl eligibility in four of the past five years, including their impressive 12-1 record and Orange Bowl championship in the 2007 season. Lawrence's pride for their hometown college teams can be easily observed by the 30 "Jayhawks on Parade" sculptures that are sprinkled throughout the city.
I need to rent something from 5th to 19th October in Lawrence KS. Please contact me, I am interested in pricing information.
It looks like apartments in Lawrence, Kansas, start at around $450 a month for a 1 bedroom.