Downtown Memphis has undergone rejuvenation in the past 20 years. Over 30,000 people live in the area as residents, and family income continuously rises. The area is home to Beale Street which is both America’s most recognizable street and the most popular tourist destination in Tennessee. Plus, both established companies and new ones are relocating their offices from various parts of the city to the Downtown area. Definitely, living here will bring you close to beautiful art, lively music and the vibrant culture Memphis has to offer. If you’re in the market for a new home, check out these nicest apartments with the cheapest prices.
1. Live Just Above the Art Galleries and Local Businesses
At the center of South Main, this gorgeously refurbished condo sits inside the historic Paperworks Building, just a 3-minute walk from the National Civil Rights Museum. The building’s ground-floor commercial area has served as the residence for several art galleries and local businesses. This one-bedroom unit features 11’ ceilings, renovated kitchen tiling and countertops with new stainless steel appliances, updated bathrooms, new paint, a wall constructed to create a separate sleeping area, and one allocated place in a gated parking garage. Restaurants, movie theaters, and several other South Main attractions are all within walking distance. For the times when you’d prefer to stay in, you can soak in the breathtaking views from the building’s rooftop.
2. An Urban-Rustic Home with Exposed Brick and Wooden Beams
This two-bedroom and two-bath, loft-style apartment in the Barton Flats is located between Front Street and River View Drive. It’s right in the heart of historic Downtown Memphis, close to eateries, pubs, parks, and the lovely River Walk. The unit features a modern kitchen with stone countertops and stainless steel appliances; high smooth ceilings with recessed lighting; a master bedroom with a walk-in closet; and a spacious bathroom. The antique wood beams, gorgeous pine wood floors and exposed brick walls add a rustic feel to this condo. This place has stunning views from the rooftop deck.
3. Live Inside a Piece of History
This condo is located on 66 Monroe Avenue at the center of the city, right across the soon-to-be-built Brooks Museum and some of the city’s best restaurants and nightlife. It’s nestled inside a building duly recognized by the National Register of Historic Places in Shelby County. This professionally designed home has new paint, carpet, blinds, and appliances. Swim in the Olympic-sized pool in the basement or take in the gorgeous views of the Mississippi River from the rooftop balcony. Other condominium amenities include a sauna and workout area.
4. Industrial Interiors Meets Rustic Charm
This charming loft unit on Main Street in the center of Memphis echoes its surrounding area’s hip and cool vibe. The apartment features gorgeous exposed brick, rustic wooden flooring, high ceilings, and massive windows. The washer, dryer and stainless appliances are included. The Orpheum, Autozone Park, and fantastic restaurants are all within walking distance from this condo. Parking is available in the basement of the building. It’s definitely a big plus considering that connected, covered and protected parking is uncommon in this neighborhood.