Living Where No One Has Lived Before

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If the no-commute lifestyle is calling you, check out these recently opened and soon-to-be available apartments, lofts and town homes in downtown and midtown.

Name/address: 800 J by CIM, 800 J St.
Website/phone: 800jlofts.com, (916) 760-7248
Move in: Now
Stories: 7
Number of units; floor plans: 225; studios, 1- and 2-bedrooms and penthouses
Lease/buy: Lease
Lease per month/purchase price: Studios from $1,120; penthouses to $3,630
Retail on-site: Restaurant, wine lounge, green dry cleaners
Extras: Concierge, fitness center, movie room, secure parking available. Walk to City Hall, Central Library, K Street Mall, Convention Center.

Name/address: Cathedral Building, 1020 12th St.
Website/phone: thecathedralbuilding.com, (916) 826-3476
Move in: Now
Stories: 4
Number of units; floor plans: 23; studios and 1-bedrooms (some with patios)
Lease/buy: Lease
Lease per month/purchase price: Studios $1,425 to $1,550; 1-bedrooms $1,950 to $2,875
Retail on-site: Selland family’s Ella restaurant (next-door)
Extras: 10 offices on second floor, concierge, soundproofing, 14-foot ceilings, video monitoring in lobby and in underground parking garage. Walk to Capitol, Sheraton, Hyatt, Convention Center, Crest Theatre.

Name/address: 1801 L, 1801 L St.
Website/phone: 1801l.com, (916) 447-1801
Move in: Now
Stories: 4
Number of units; floor plans: 164 units plus 12 live-work spaces; some designated affordable housing available
Lease/buy: Lease
Lease per month/purchase price: From $925 to $3,000; live-work spaces approx. $2.25/square foot
Retail on-site: Buckhorn Grill, florist, wine lounge/restaurant, teahouse, art gallery
Extras: Pool, community courtyard, concierge. Walk to restaurants, art galleries and churches.

Name/address: L Street Lofts, 1818 L St.
Website/phone: Lstreetlofts.com, (916) 446-5638
Move in: Planned for fall 2007
Stories: 9
Number of units; floor plans: 92; studios (from 700 square feet) to penthouses (2,000 square feet)
Lease/buy: Buy
Lease per month/purchase price: High $300,000s to $1 million plus
Retail on-site: Shops and restaurants
Extras: Walk to restaurants, coffeehouses, stores, galleries. Penthouses with 17-foot ceilings and loft areas.

Name/address: Tapestri Square, 21st Street between T and U
Website/phone: For info, e-mail urbanlife@golyon.com
Move in: Planned for spring 2007
Stories: 3 each
Number of units; floor plans: 58; single-family, three-story detached brownstones; three floor plans from 1,200 to 2,500 square feet
Lease/buy: Buy
Lease per month/purchase price: High $400,000s, $600,000s and $800,000s
Retail on-site: No
Extras: Walk-up porches and patios in front. Landscaped community courtyard.