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Locale apartments at East Austin are located within the Platform Apartment Complex, at 2823 E MLK Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702. Follow the instructions below for a smooth self check-in.

Text or call us at (512) 580-7606 for assistance.


Follow these steps for self check-in, which takes approximately 3-5 minutes.

Step 1: Locate Building 1's SIDE entrance
Building 1 is the main building on MLK.
The gated door is on Alexander Street, just south of MLK (see map above, photo below)


Step 2: Enter the building.
Use the 4-digit Building Access Code.
Enter the code on the callbox to the right of the door. The gate will unlock.


Step 3Proceed to your apartment.
Take the elevators to the left of the gate up to your floor. The second number of your apartment number is the floor it is located on (i.e. Apt. 1433 is located on the 4th floor)
- Please note, Floor 1 must be accessed via the elevator, as the building has a "Ground Floor"

Step 4: Enter your apartment.
Use the 4-digit Apartment Access Code.
Enter the code on the keypad above the door handle.


Step 5: Settle in.
The binder has an access fob, which can be used to enter the gym and main clubhouse
Use the access fob for amenities (pool, gym), the garage, and building entrances. The pools are located on the ground and second floor. The gym, clubhouse and other amenities are located on the first floor near the leasing office.

How to park and check-in

Parking is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see the map below for where to park. Additional street parking is available on Alexander St. Please follow the street signs to avoid being towed.


We hope you've had a great stay! Leave your key fobs in the apartment. Should you need to bring luggage down and come back to the apartment, you can always use the Building Access Code that you entered to use the elevator when you arrived! 

Lost or unreturned parking passes and key fobs will result in a $100 replacement fee per item.