Historic Lowertown Lofts + Apartments
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Landmark Living in Downtown St. Paul
For some, downtown living isn’t an “adventure”—it’s the natural expression of their own indie spirit. If that’s you, The Jax offers the authentic St. Paul apartment lifestyle you crave.
Surrounded by the preserved art and architecture of a true Lowertown landmark, you’ll experience a neighborhood connection that makes you feel at home and inspired. Inside, evocative art, high-end amenities, soaring ceilings and copious natural light illuminate St. Paul’s historic soul without compromising modern comfort. Out the door, Mears Park, CHS Field and the Metro Green Line are just a short walk or bike ride away.
At The Jax, we’re not living in the past. We’re making history. Come join us.
Where Classic Meets Cool
Creativity. Connection. Kindness. Those are the hallmarks of Lowertown’s arts community, who have long called The Jax home. We’ve worked to preserve that spirit, blending contemporary convenience with a timeless urban touch. Choose from a variety of studio and loft floor plans featuring exposed ceilings, concrete floors, designer fixtures and more.
- Quartz Kitchen Countertops
- French Door Refrigerators with Water Dispenser
- Stainless Steel Appliances
- Kitchen Tile Backsplash
- Oversized Historic Windows
- Exposed Original Brick
- In-Unit Front Loading Washer and Dryer
- Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring
- Designer Light Fixtures
- Spacious Walk-In Closets
- Package Locker System
A Uniquely Lowertown Lifestyle
With its striking exterior mural, neoclassical architecture and canvas-white interiors, The Jax honors Lowertown’s rich history while inviting you to help shape its future. We’ve provided a wealth of thoughtful on-site amenities—including a fitness center, tech-ready entertainment room with work-from-home features and cinema lounge—to give traditional loft-style living an avant-garde spin.
- On-Site Fitness Center
- Luxury Cinema Lounge
- Tech-Ready Entertainment Room with Work-From-Home Features
- Private Yoga Studio
- Dedicated Off-Street Parking
- Bike Storage
- Walkable to Shops and Restaurants
- Spacious Storage Units
- Coffee Bar
- 1-Bedrooms, 2-Bedrooms, and Large 2-Story Lofts
- Pet Friendly
- Convenient Access to Transit Options
- Dog Wash Station
The Art + Soul of St. Paul
The Jax puts you at the center of one of the city’s most artistic and inviting neighborhoods—just steps from the St. Paul Art Crawl, Farmers Market, CHS Field, Mears Park, riverside trails, restaurants, boutiques and more.
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History on Display
When you enter The Jax, you’re stepping into a true work of art. From its preserved floor tiles and oak stairs to its classic wrought-iron elevator cage, every detail is a stunning invitation to another era. And that’s just the lobby. Check out our gallery to explore it all.
Ta-Coumba Aiken + The Jax
Artist, activist and honorary “Mayor of Lowertown,” Ta-coumba T. Aiken is a world-renowned creator of public art—including The Jax/Gillette Children’s mural that adorns our building. Photographed by people from around the world, the mural has become the most iconic symbol of Lowertown. Unofficially titled “Stay Nice,” the work is Ta-coumba’s recreation of pieces completed by critically ill or disabled children at Gillette Children’s hospital through the Children’s Healing Arts Initiative. The project brought great joy and healing energy to these children, who were able to freely express their hopes for themselves, their families and the world.
Ta-coumba has been creating some of Minnesota’s most acclaimed art since the early 1970s. His works can be found in public and private collections including those of the Walker Art Center, The McKnight Foundation, General Mills, Herbie Hancock, Taj Mahal, and Maya Angelou. In addition, The Jax has commissioned a new interior painting from the artist, whose ultimate goal is to create art that heals hearts and souls. We at The Jax endeavor to impart this spirit of kindness and compassion within our own community, Lowertown and beyond.