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The Original at West Lake Quarter, 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! 

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Studio, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments in Minneapolis, MN 

The Original at West Lake Quarter apartments offers a selection of oversized floorplans with studio, one, two, three-bedroom, or penthouse apartment homes choose from. Imagine a sun-filled home that offers views of lush surroundings, pristine living, and amenities tailored with you in mind. All of our apartments offer the latest features and amenities, where you will experience quality and luxury in the Uptown/Bde Maka Ska area in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Begin your adventure with us by viewing our floor plans and apply below or come visit our friendly staff who will be happy to assist you and show you why the The Original at West Lake Quarter apartment you choose isn’t just an apartment, it’s your home.

We are now accepting in-person tours via scheduled appointments only. Personalized virtual tours are also available. Contact us today to schedule the type of leasing experience that works best for you! 


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The Original at West Lake Quarter experience begins with a tour of our clean, modern apartments in our unique community, where you’ll begin to experience all of the wonderful amenities available to you.

Community Amenities

  • Pool and Hot Tub on Amenity Deck
  • Coffee Bar
  • Bike Racks
  • Free Paddle board, Bicycle and Kayak Rentals
  • On the Midtown Greenway Trail
  • Fire Pit and lounge on Amenity Deck
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Weights
  • Garage Parking Ramp
  • Scheduled Package Receiving by Fetch Package
  • On-Site Management
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Elevator
  • West Lake Quarter Facebook Page

Apartment Amenities

  • 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

Luxury Penthouses in Minneapolis

The well-being of its residents being a top priority, The Original at West Lake Quarter provides a variety of amenities, including free paddle board, bicycle and kayak rentals, convenient laundry facilities and a garage that are all available to residents living in one of our studio, one, two, or three bedroom apartments. You’ll also enjoy relaxing around our fire pit or unwinding with a walk on the Midtown Greenway.

Combine all of this with an ideal location and it is clear why The Original is a top location in Minneapolis. Come visit us today for your personal tour of The Original at West Lake Quarter, where you can truly live your way. 


Pet Policy

Pets - Max 2 allowed

Cats - allowed, One time Fee $200, Rent $25

Dogs - allowed, One time Fee $300, Rent $50

Comments: No Breed Restrictions

Office Hours

  • Monday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM to - 6 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM to - 7 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM to - 7 PM
  • Friday: 10 AM to - 4 PM
  • Saturday: 11 AM to - 4 PM
The Original at West Lake Quarter is excited to show you around our growing community! Please feel free to stop by for an in person tour or contact us to coordinate a virtual tour. We look forward to meeting you soon!