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Welcome to Essex Apartments

Historic charm and modern convenience meet in the historic Essex building, in the heart of Indianapolis, IN’s Victorian-era neighborhood, Woodruff Place. Just east of downtown, our building offers proximity to the nightlife and excitement of an urban lifestyle along with the serene surroundings of this iconic neighborhood. Enjoy easy access to the Indianapolis Zoo, Lucas Oil Stadium, and other entertainment destinations while remaining in the picturesque setting of our lush landscaping and preserved homes.

Essex is a gem in apartment home living. Our building, once a music conservatory, has been lovingly restored. We offer one- and two-bedroom apartments with historic character and contemporary amenities. Our homes live large with sweeping ceiling heights and large closets. Gorgeous original hardwood floors, vintage tile, clawfoot tubs and period details offer old-world sophistication to enhance your lifestyle. Modernized kitchens offer newer cabinetry, countertops, and appliances, blending the best of old and new. We also offer a resident laundry facility and lounge with unique period furnishings.

Take in the ambiance of this stunning neighborhood from your private balcony. Walk through the manicured streets or take a short trip to gourmet dining, fine shopping, or world-class entertainment. Make your home at Essex and reinvent your lifestyle today.

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Indulge in the elegant style and historic character of Essex apartments. Our apartment homes are pet-friendly, so bring along your furry family members as well. We’re proud to play a part in the preservation of this unique cultural landmark neighborhood. Our professional and responsive management team is dedicated to catering to your needs. Make an appointment today, and make Essex your home for sophisticated urban living in Indianapolis, IN.

Be a Part of History


    Community Amenities

  • Access to Public Transportation
  • Downtown Location
  • Historic Woodruff Place Neighborhood
  • Pet-Friendly Community
  • Quiet Street
  • Resident Laundry Facility
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    Apartment Features

  • Cable Ready
  • Clawfoot Tub
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Large Closets
  • Original Windows
  • Private Balcony*
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