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Merchandise Mart is now The Lofts at 1 Thousand! Our new brand and revitalization is underway. Stop by to tour and see our exciting changes. #lovewhereyoulive

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Historic loft apartments in the heart of St. Louis.

Immerse yourself in the classic and vibrant Washington Avenue Loft District. The Lofts at 1 Thousand (formerly Merchandise Mart) offers amenities, community, culture and convenience. Stop by today to tour and find your new apartment home.

Urban loft-style apartments.

Welcome to The Lofts at 1 Thousand in the heart of downtown St. Louis. There truly is no neighborhood setting in the St. Louis metropolitan area that offers as much rich history and excitement as the Washington Avenue Loft District. Our vibrant community is conveniently located featuring top-notch restaurants, intimate cafes, intriguing art galleries, unique shops, and a commute to work will take less time than it takes to finish your latte.

In-Home Amenities

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Balconies in select homes
  • Kitchen islands
  • Walk-in closets
  • Washer/Dryer in unit
  • Stainless steel appliances in select homes
  • Granite countertops
  • Original hardwood floors
  • Exposed brick
  • 17-24 ft. ceilings
  • Pet-friendly

Indoor Amenities

  • Smoke-free
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Entertainment room
  • Bike storage
  • On-site personal storage
  • On-site commercial tenants (Caruso's Deli, Sen Thai Asian Bistro, Stanley's Cigar Bar, Dapper Gents Male Grooming Salon)

Outdoor Amenities

  • Rooftop deck with panoramic views of downtown St. Louis
  • Outdoor grilling stations
  • Fire pits
  • Outdoor lounge space
  • Pet service stations

Resident Services

  • On-site underground garage
  • Reserved auxiliary parking off-site
  • Concierge services
  • Fax and copy services
  • On-site management team
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Package acceptance
  • Parcel notification system
  • Executive housekeeping services
  • 24-hour online resident services
  • After-hour courtesy personnel
  • Resident social activities
  • Renter's insurance

“Great location. The office staff is amazing. Extremely helpful. Maintenance is fast. Gets the job as well as follow up.”

- Montana P.

Contact Your The Lofts at 1 Thousand Consultant | (314) 669-2141

Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-6pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed



Mandel Group has received many nominations and awards throughout the years. From local Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Work Places awards to national recognition from the Urban Land Institute, Mandel Group strives for excellence.

Community Involvement

Mandel Group builds the vibrancy of our communities through partnerships with universities, youth organizations, local artists and businesses.

Green Mission

Mandel Group is committed to environmentally responsible real estate development and the environmental prosperity of our neighborhoods. We take part in green initiatives in the city and develop eco-friendly apartment communities for our residents.

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