Smith St. John Lofts

1518 Walnut, KCMO 64108

Embrace Historic Charm and Modern Luxury at Smith St. John Lofts in Downtown Kansas City

1518 Walnut, KCMO 64108 click for directions

Searching for a loft apartment in Kansas City? Discover the Smith St. John Building.

Built in 1926 for the Smith St. John Manufacturing Company, this three-story brick commercial structure holds a unique spot in Kansas City’s architectural history. Thankfully over the 20th century there have been minimal alterations to this building, therefore retaining the majority of its historic integrity.

Crafted by the esteemed architect J.C. Sunderland, who also designed the iconic Masonic Temple, the Smith St. John building showcases rich design details, including terra-cotta facades, decorative medallions and majestic parapets.

Stylish loft apartments in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District.

Having undergone a meticulous transformation by KCLoftCentral, the Smith St. John building is now chic loft apartments that celebrate the building’s architectural essence while offering residents modern-day luxuries. Spacious units have outsized windows, historic brick walls and contemporary concrete floors. Modern conveniences include stone countertops, state-of-the-art appliances and integrated washers and dryers. With monthly rents starting at $1,300 for one-bedroom apartments, upscale downtown living has never been more affordable.

A prime location: your loft apartment in downtown Kansas City’s trendy neighborhood.

Located at 1518 Walnut Street in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District, Smith St. John Lofts offers unrivaled access to downtown’s best. Just two blocks north is the T-Mobile Center and the Power & Light District, while the world-renowned Kauffman Center for Performing Arts stands a few blocks to the west. Indulge your artistic spirit with a stroll to the south, where the district’s renowned art galleries are located.

Have access to convenient parking, and ultra-fast internet.

Beyond its stunning interiors, Smith St. John Lofts ensures a hassle-free urban experience. Multiple parking options are available nearby, and for those inclined towards free public transportation, the streetcar stop is conveniently positioned just behind the building on Main Street. Pet lovers can rejoice as our lofts welcome your furry companions. And, in the digital age, stay ahead with each loft wired for Google Fiber.

More Information about Renting an Apartment in Kansas City

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Are there any pet-friendly loft apartments in Kansas City?

Smith St. John Lofts is a pet-friendly community. Up to two pets (dogs and cats) per apartment are allowed at all of our loft apartment buildings. Some restrictions and additional fees apply.

We charge a $150 nonrefundable pet fee and a $200 refundable pet deposit per pet. Monthly pet rent is $25 per dog. There is no additional pet rent for cats.

How to rent a loft apartment in Kansas City?

To rent a loft apartment at Smith St. John Lofts, contact our leasing office or fill out the form to have a leasing specialist contact you. We would be happy to help you find the perfect loft apartment for your needs – if not at Smith St. John Lofts, perhaps at one of our other loft properties across the downtown area.

To rent an apartment in Kansas City, you will need to pay your deposit, administrative, and application fees.

To qualify, we will need verifiable income and background screening that will include credit, criminal, and rental history. Depending on the results of these checks, a higher deposit or a co-signer may be required.

How soon can I move into a loft apartment in Kansas City?

The availability of loft apartments in Kansas City varies depending on the building and the specific apartment. KCLoftCentral typically has a variety of apartments available for immediate move-in between all our downtown loft properties.


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