Skip to main content
Storyboard on Black Diamond
Storyboard on Black Diamond

It matters where you live, so 

Live Where You Matter.

At Storyboard, our communities provide a beautiful backdrop for life's greatest moments. Our team makes communication easy, and we're always here to help. 

Storyboard on Black Diamond

For Life's Greatest Moments.

Storyboard on Black Diamond offers the highest quality apartment homes in the coveted west end of Carbondale, IL. Akin to the houses found on quiet cul-de-sacs, Black Diamond is an oasis of privacy and serenity. Our one, two, and three-bedroom apartment homes in single-story, one and two-bathroom floor plans are the nicest apartments in Jackson County. Each 785 to 2,200 square foot apartment home features a private patio, high ceilings, spacious closets, and spectacular finishes with unprecedented attention to detail. Outside, the manicured grounds feature a quiet, serene setting. 

a row of houses on a street


Life Is Different With Storyboard.

Whether you’re building credit, going through transition in life, or just looking for a place to call home – there’s a clear difference with Storyboard.

Four-Legged Friends Welcome
We care about providing your pets with a nurturing and welcoming environment for (most breeds).

Utility Connection Concierge
One call sets up your utility, cable, and internet services, with the best promos and discounts available.

Resident Rewards Program
Get cash, gift cards, and exclusive discounts you can use to save up to $4500/year on daily expenses.

Flexible Rent Payments
We'll help with getting rent paid on time, allowing you to pay the rest when you can without late fees.
  • Browse through floor plans, photos, and more.
  • Sign your lease, pay your rent, or submit requests.


Right Where
You Want To Be.

Storyboard on Black Diamond offers close access to Illinois Route 13, Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, and is just minutes from an abundance of dining and entertainment options. Downtown Carbondale, Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), SIH Medical Group at Center for Medical Arts, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Illinois Department of Transportation, and the rest of Jackson County's major employers and attractions are not far away. It matters where you live, so live where you matter.

a man is dribbling a basketball on a basketball court
a group of people eating food at a table
a woman in a grocery store holding a bell pepper

Your Community Matters.

All of our residents enjoy a sense of belonging, award-winning design, pain-free communication, superb amenities, and convenient locations throughout St. Clair, Madison, Bond, Jackson County, and St. Louis City. Take a look at your Carbondale, IL apartment community and pick the exact apartment that works best for your needs.

Photo Gallery

A Better Living Experience.

Life is more enjoyable when you’re surrounded by people and places that matter to you. At Storyboard, we realize that our resident’s are real people, with their own stories, struggles, and ambitions. We don’t ignore this, but rather we celebrate it. We go above and beyond to make you feel at home, ensure you feel connected, so that you can experience community in a way that matters to you.

a living room with a couch and a table