Our cool, comfortable and very spacious (1,000 sq. ft.) one bedroom apartment with exposed brick walls, high ceilings and concrete floors has a "downtown" city feel! It sleeps two to four and is located within walking distance to many entertainment venues and restaurants in areas like the Neon District, Ghent, and Downtown Norfolk. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, secured garage parking and complimentary bikes.
The building itself, built in 1915, was Virginia's oldest auto dealership called F.A. Roethke DeSoto. It has recently undergone an extensive historic renovation cumulating in the design of Fort Tar Lofts. The preservation of this historical structure is noted by the industrial finishes found in this studio, which include such features as original concrete flooring, exposed brick and masonry walls, 14-ft ceilings and expansive 9-foot windows that make the interior of this studio like no other in Hampton Roads, all with 1st floor on-site secured garage parking.
Our convenient location is less than a five minute walk to the Chrysler Museum, Chrysler Hall and The Harrison Opera House. Downtown Norfolk, with its many exciting restaurants, superb night life and premier shopping is located just a half mile away, as well. The Tide, Norfolk's new light rail system, which can be used to easily travel anywhere throughout downtown Norfolk and into Virginia Beach is nearby as well.