Top 10 Places to Live in Downtown Macon

The Massee

347 College Street
(478) 746-7693


The Massee's historic glamor coupled with it's manageable pricing make it a magical downtown living location. Located on one of the most beautifully appointed streets in downtown, the location is hard to beat. It is especially convenient for law students and is now in the middle of it all, just steps away from the new eating establishments at the Lofts at College Hill.

Price Range: $$

the lamar

562 Cherry Street
(478) 257-7979

The Lamar offers a potent cocktail of downtown living. Located in the hotspot of downtown near the Rookery the Lamar is both stylish and luxurious with all the amenities you want in a loft apartment. The midas touch has surely  been added to this posh apartments!

Price: $$$$


the Dannenberg lofts

476 Third Street

Dannenburg scores high on the list due to their excellent location at the corner of 3rd and Poplar (with attached parking garage) and the business located within their building. Residents can eat and then exercise it off thanks to Deli/Grocery Store Olmulgee Traders, Kudzu Seafood and Kinetix Gym all being under the same roof. Big points are also doled out for historic charm!

Price Range: $$$

broadway lofts

698 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
(478) 845-6224

Located in the Happ Brothers Overall Factory, Broadway is just outside the hustle of Cherry Street but still easy walking distance to downtown favorites like Tic Toc and The Hummingbird. Floor plans range from studios to massive two bedroom loft spaces. Broadway excels at providing lots of space for the money, they have recently renovated some of the larger apartments and the result is a must see!

Price Range: $$-$$$ (Depending on Square Footage)

standard rhodes lofts

369 Second Street

The 12 apartments located in the Standard Rhodes building are the first of the Damaste Properties on our list. Others are the Newberry lofts (Number 6) and the Meyers Lofts (5 units in the Armory Building). Location, Location, Location- These lofts inhabit the best streets in all of downtown with entrances on both Cotton and 2nd street. Each apartment is bright and spacious with high ceilings- a true downtown dwellers dream.

Price Range: $$$

Katherine Court Apartments

855 Mulberry Street
(478) 741-9393

Located at the top of Mulberry Street, Katherine Court offers an easy commute to Mercer Law and Coleman Hill. Amenities include a rooftop deck and balconies for almost every apartment. They have been kept true to their historic charm and have more square footage than many downtown living locations.

Price Range: $$-$$$

Sterchi Lofts

382 Cherry Street
(478) 254-3878

Drink! Drink! Drink! Residents at Sterchi have their pick of watering holes with Bourbon Bar, Tic Toc, BJs and the Bird all a stones throw away. Managed by the same company as The Dannenburg, you can expect posh accommodations with sparkling fixtures from the folks at Sterchi. Choose from one or two bedrooms in this five story downtown stunner.

Price Range: $$$

newberry lofts

425 Third Street

Located at the corner of Cherry and Third Streets in the very heart of downtown Macon. The Newberry Building literally puts its residents right in the middle of it all. Renovated in 1997 and again in 2004, the building has been one of the mainstays of downtown loft living for nearly two decades. The building contains 6 open loft/studio apartments and 3 traditional 2 bedroom units. The property also features a gym, and as with all Damaste properties secure building access.

Price Range: $$$

The Terrace

867 Mulberry Street

Located just across the street from Katherine Court, Terrace Residents enjoy the same convenient location to Coleman Hill and Mercer Law. The Hay House and Cannonball House are also right next door.  The Terrace is a favorite for students of all types and offers historic, cozy and quaint apartments for those wanting to live within walking distance of all downtown has to offer without the price tag.

Price Range: $$

Magnolia Street

No, it's not managed by a property group but rental opportunities are plentiful on Magnolia Street. Most of the historic housing lining the park adjacent street have been made into apartments for students and professionals alike. Just drive down the street to see what is currently for rent. 

Price Range: $-$$

Macon's downtown district is full of great places to live.  Learn more about downtown living with our TOP 5 Residential Treasures - Downtown.