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The Equitable Building Des Moines, IA


of History and Luxury


New Heights in Apartment Living

Discover our premier apartment community, The Equitable Building, in Des Moines, IA. This vibrant community in the Downtown Des Moines neighborhood is close to high-end restaurants and boutique local stores. All of our apartments are pet-friendly and the perfect home for professionals, students, families, seniors, and everyone in between. Take a closer look at everything we have in store for you!

When you choose one of our apartments in Des Moines, Iowa, you get more than a place to live -- you get a place to relax and proudly call home. Whether you select one of our one, two, or three-bedroom apartments, your experience will be just as sweet. Each of our apartment homes has been crafted with style and is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, large windows, and balconies.

Designed to create the perfect living environment, our community offers the ambiance that you will be happy to return to every day. With you in mind, we offer community amenities that you will love, including a 24/7 fitness center, dog park, and storage units. Add in our helpful management team, and your apartment living experience becomes complete.

Your new home at The Equitable Building is only a short distance from Downtown Des Moines, with Court Avenue, Skywalk, and Downtown Des Moines Farmer's Market only a few easy minutes away. Our apartments are located at 604 Locust Street, with quick access to Interstate 235 and Locust Your daily commute is also a breeze, thanks to our proximity to Principal Financial, Wells Fargo, and Nationwide.

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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! 
a bedroom with a bed and a large window at The Equitable Building, Des Moines, IA, 50309


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. 

a group of people sitting around a table eating food at The Equitable Building, Des Moines, IA, 50309

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! 

two sculptures in a park with a city in the background at The Equitable Building, Des Moines, IA, 50309


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!