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of History and Luxury


New Heights in Apartment Living

Equitable Building offers spacious and stylish one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes in a variety of unique floor plans. While reconstructing the building, we made sure to provide all the essentials and more to our prospective residents. In your individual apartment home, you will find stainless steel appliances, polished granite counter tops, original Terrazzo flooring and an in-unit full size washer and dryer. Select apartment homes have large outdoor private balconies. Our community amenities prove to be even more impressive: relax on our rooftop terrace, which provides excellent views of the Downtown Des Moines and the Capitol Building, take your pet for a stroll on our conveniently located pet lawn terrace, get your workout on in our 24 hr Fitness room, or enjoy close proximity to downtown shopping, dining, and nightlife all on one of the best indoor skywalk systems in the US! Call to schedule your personalized tour with one of our Leasing Consultants today. It's all waiting for you at Equitable Building in Des Moines, Iowa.


All of our apartments offer the latest features and amenities where you will be able to experience the highest levels of quality and luxury.

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Where History Meets Luxury

Whether you're looking for a 1- or 2-bedrooom apartment home, The Equitable has your dream home in downtown Des Moines! Each pet-friendly apartment home merges modern style with historic features, featuring original terrazzo flooring and black window frames, along with stainless steel appliances, polished granite counter tops, and in-unit washer and dryer. Some homes even include a steel outdoor balcony! 


The Lifestyle you Deserve

Enjoy a night on the town with quick access to dining and nightlife in a reborn downtown Des Moines! Connected to the Des Moines Skywalk, nothing is downtown is more than walking distance. Plus, the first floor of our building is home to Potbelly's Sandwich Shop, DeMo's Pizza, Roman Express Cafe, and more. If you'd rather stay in, you may prefer our fitness center, community kitchen, or even the exclusive rooftop lounge! With the absolute best views in Des Moines, IA, you may never want to leave. 


The Heart of Downtown

Downtown Des Moines is such an incredible place to live, and The Equitable sits in the very heart. Pappajohn Sculpture Park is 5 blocks to the West, the Des Moines' Downtown Farmer's Market is 3 blocks to the East, and Principal Park is less than 1 mile to the South! Not to mention the always growing food and craft beer scene, and the easy access to it all through the Des Moines Skywalk; you are central to it all at The Equitable Des Moines. 

Need a quick meal? Just head down to the 1st Floor of The Equitable for a DeMo's Pizza or a Potbelly Sub. Prefer a fine dining experience? The possibilities are endless along Locust St! 


Catch an Iowa Cubs baseball game at Principal Park, or take in modern art Pappajohn Sculpture Park. No matter which direction you go, you're within 5 miles of all that the city has to offer!