141 Lofts – 141 Desiard St.
The 141 building features 67 lofts of both regular market rental rates and low-income housing rates. Thanks to their participation with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program, 141 Lofts provide their tenants with all energy efficient appliances, including washer and dryer. These newly renovated living spaces should be available starting Winter 2013
Frances Towers 300 Harrison St./ 329-1369
Located in the former Hotel Frances, Frances Towers provides affordable living to Monroe’s seniors. The tower features a lobby that’s style transports you back to the 1930s, a library, exercise room, media room, and dining room. Contact management to take a look at one of the 130 one bedroom apartments Frances Towers has to offer.
Layton Castle Apartments 1133 S Grand St./ 322-4869
Located in Layton Castle, these fully furnished apartments offer a charming setting rich in history. This stately castle fronts the Ouachita River and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The original raised cottage was built in 1814 and was expanded circa 1910. It was later remodeled to resemble a European chateau with tall brick columns on each end of the house.
Castle Hall Condos 125 St John St, Monroe, LA 71201
Castle Hall is more than one hundred years old, and officials say restoring it will hopefully bring a little more value to the downtown area.The three story building was built in 1892 and was first inhabited by the Knights of Pythias, an organization whose mission was to take care of sick families and widows of the war.The building is being developed into nine condominiums, with a retail space on the ground floor.It’s going to come equipped with steel appliances and granite countertops, while also maintaining that old time look.Nearly five thousand people work in Downtown Monroe during the day, but when businesses close up shop, the area becomes nearly deserted.
Ouachita Grand Plaza 501 S Grand St./ 329-1381
Once known as Ouachita Parish High School, the Grand Plaza now provides apartments to seniors who would like some assistance, without giving up their independence. All 91 apartments are furnished with amenities including fridge/freezer, central air/heat, as well as an emergency pull cord in the bed and bathrooms.
Baker Building 211 Desiard St/318.366.7370.
This historic building has been revamped to feature two retail spaces and four luxury one bedroom apartments.
The Kress Building 217 Desiard St/318.366.7370
This historic building has been revamped to feature six luxury apartments with retail space on the bottom floor.