Located in Ithaca, New York, West Shore Apartments is a local, second-generation, family-owned and -operated business helping college students and others Make Ithaca Home since 1967. Our diverse properties are conveniently located in Collegetown near Cornell University, close to Ithaca College and downtown Ithaca, and along the West Shore of beautiful Cayuga Lake.


As Ithaca residents ourselves for more than 50 years, we know what it means to call Ithaca home. We are Ithaca High School graduates, Cornell parents, and Cornell alumni. And we are committed to helping you feel just as at home in this beautiful corner of New York State—from making the most of your college experience, to exploring downtown Ithaca, to enjoying Cayuga Lake, Ithaca’s gorges, and the surrounding Finger Lakes.

We understand the concerns, hopes, and expectations you have as a new Ithaca resident, parent of a student, or a student looking for quality housing. Our services are specifically designed to guide you through every step of the rental process. Each tenant receives customized one-on-one assistance with us to ensure your needs are met.

Whether you’re coming to Ithaca for a semester or a lifetime, we’re here to help.