Capitol Places

Apartments

DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS

Capitol Places provides a niche market for those who wish to have a more convenient and enriched lifestyle. We provide apartments that are within walking distance to the Downtown Business District, The Vista, and the University of South Carolina. We aim to eliminate the long commute so you can spend more time on interests that matter to you.

We provide you with five distinct buildings where each building has its own historic tale and more character than your average apartment complex. The buildings share an unbeatable location where your everyday needs are fulfilled and there is more to discover. We offer apartments designed for the modern person seeking an urban lifestyle.

Scroll through to learn more about each of our urban apartments below!

Lofts at Lourie's

At the corner of Main and Taylor Streets, 1601 Main Street is one of the oldest structures in downtown Columbia. The Lofts at Lourie’s units feature high end finishes such as granite counter tops, hardwood floors, and beautiful high ceilings.

Located above the popular Mast General Store, these apartments are walkable to a number of downtown restaurants, shops, and more!

  • Studio start at $825 a month
  • 1 Bedrooms start at $885 a month
  • 2 Bedrooms start at $1,405 a month

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Kress Building

The Kress building, located at 1502 Main Street, is a Nationally Registered historic building. With a beautifully landscaped outdoor community space and dramatic tall windows, these units are within easy walking distance to Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse, Columbia Museum of Art, and Soda City Market (on Saturdays).

The S.H. Kress & Co. 5-10-25 Cent Store is a Columbia landmark and stands as the best example of Art Deco architecture in the city.

  • Studios start at $800 a month
  • 1 Bedrooms start at $830 a month
  • 2 Bedrooms start at $1,100 a month

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Berry's on Main

In 1940 Joe B. Berry founded the department store Berry’s On Main. The department store was described as one of the largest women’s clothing stores in the state, with its slogan “If it’s new, it’s at Berry’s On Main.” Now the building houses beautiful residential units with exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, and high ceilings.

With tons of character, and walkable to nearly everything, Berry’s apartments feature huge closets, dramatic tall windows, and a dishwasher in every unit.

  • Studios start at $820 a month
  • 1 Bedrooms start at $830 a month
  • 2 Bedrooms start at $1,150 a month
  • 3 Bedrooms start at $1,545 a month

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Barringer Building

Now known as the Barringer Building, this twelve-story structure on the corner of Main Street once towered over downtown as the first skyscraper built in Columbia. Barringer apartments offer unparalleled views of the Capitol and the downtown area, as well as open loft designs and huge, bright windows.

Walkable to a number of restaurants, shops, and more. Experience affordable downtown living at the Barringer Building!

  • Studios start at $820 a month
  • 1 Bedrooms start at $830 a month
  • 2 Bedrooms start at $1,150 a month
  • 3 Bedrooms start at $1,545 a month

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Main Street Lofts

The former Tapp’s Dept. Store is a dominant figure at 1644 Main Street, standing as the only example of “Depression Modern” architecture on the street. Now home to sleek, modern residential units, the Main Street Lofts are within walking distance to much of downtown and feature concrete floors and aluminum accents.

All units include spacious floor plans with large closets, dishwashers, and washer/dryers, in addition to the other amenities provided for all Capitol Places tenants.

  • 1 Bedrooms start at $995 a month
  • 2 Bedrooms start at $1,180 a month

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FEATURES

  • Located in the heart of downtown, our apartments feature unbeatable walking distance to restaurants, shops, and more (Dare to Compare Walkscore)
  • All leases include a FREE gym membership at 24/7 Health & Fitness
  • Our historic residences offer many unique features, including high ceilings, exposed brick, granite finishes, hardwood floors, and city views
  • Pets accepted (call for restrictions)
  • All Capitol Places apartments are smoke free and have restricted entry systems for safety, as well as professional management and maintenance services included

Kress Building