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Frances Apartments


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Frances is designed with sustainable living in mind.

Frances has achieved a perfect Energy Star rating of 100, placing it among the most efficient 1% of buildings in its peer group in the USA.

This is how Frances brings sustainable living to your home:

Daylight optimized design

Brings the sunshine into your home via double paned floor-to-ceiling windows

High efficiency full size washers, dryers in every unit

Use less detergent and less water while extending the life of your favorite pair of jeans

100% LED lighting systems

Our energy-saving lighting systems minimize costs while providing a cozy glow

Low VOC paint

Our energy-saving lighting systems minimize costs while providing a cozy glow

Organic trash disposal

Composting food scraps (& more!) has never been easier

Pollinator friendly landscapes

Our rooftop gardens and building landscapes contain native, pollinator friendly plantings wherever possible

A reflective membrane roof for energy efficiency

Helps cool our little urban oasis while reducing the need for more electricity to run our air conditioners

Walk (or bike) to everything

Walking distance to the heart of the Northeast Arts District, bars, restaurants, shopping & more

Instant access to nature

Frances is less than two blocks away from the Mississippi river, making outdoor adventure an easy choice

Metro Transit & Nice Ride accessibility

Work Downtown? Frances is one block away from High Frequency Route 11, which guarantees service every 15 minutes (or better)

Electric car charging

Add hundreds of miles overnight with our 220V chargers

We support local artists

Our common area art pieces are the work of local art makers

Call 612.643.5143 for your tour today

At Frances, we believe that sustainability extends beyond the environment and into the community