Welcome to The Original, formerly Calhoun Towers

Live in the ultimate picturesque area of the Bde Maka Ska neighborhood in Minneapolis, MN, and surround yourself with beautiful green spaces just steps from the shores of Bde Maka Ska. We offer comfortable homes with stunning views and thoughtful amenities. Located near the corner of Lake Street and Excelsior Boulevard, The Original at West Lake Quarter is just steps away from all of the shopping, dining and entertainment that Uptown restaurant and shopping district has to offer. 
 
The Original at West Lake Quarter has unique studio, one, two, three-bedroom, and penthouse apartment homes with spacious balconies to take in the stunning lake and downtown views! In addition, you’ll find convenient amenities such as a fitness center, coffee bar, and underground garage parking. 
 
Enjoy a stroll through the natural lakeside surroundings, or have a day out biking and paddling on the lake using our free bike, paddleboard and kayak rentals or visit nearby St. Louis Park. If you're looking for a home close to the lakes or want to experience the perks of a unique apartment home in a convenient location, The Original at West Lake Quarter in Minneapolis is the place for you. You deserve the very best in apartment living and our community offers an easy, relaxed lifestyle. 
 
Browse our photo gallery to see our freshly updated apartments and schedule your appointment or drop by and visit us today for your personal tour and see why you'll want to make us your new home! 
 
  • Top Floor Penthouses with Incredible Views
  • Balconies you can GRILL on!
  • Newly Updated Apartments
  • Lake and City Views
  • Oversized Floorplans
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Granite Countertops
  • Plank Flooring
  • Large Closets
  • Washer/Dryer in Select 3 Bedrooms
  • Free Shared Laundry on Each Floor