Rayette Lofts has 88 one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with concrete floors, white brick walls, and huge windows. Cheer on your team during Sunday football in the Sinatra Lounge, break a sweat in the 24-hour Fitness Center, or watch the sunset over the Mississippi River bluffs on our Rooftop Deck. See what Rayette has to offer you!

Rooftop Deck

  • Fire Pit
  • Grilling Station
  • Lounge Seating
  • Large Exterior TV
  • River and Skyline Views
  • Community Herb Garden during Summer Months
Rooftop Deck

The Sinatra Lounge

  • Pool Table
  • Large Flat Screen TVs
  • Enhanced speakers and docking station
  • Free Wi-Fi
The Sinatra Lounge

Fitness Center

  • Cardio and strengthening machines
  • Free weights
  • Stretching area
Fitness Center

Concierge Services

  • Dry Cleaning
  • House Cleaning Services
  • Pet Services
Concierge Services

Community Amenities

Enjoy a beautiful lobby that incorporates Rayette’s historic past and enjoy locally roasted BootStrap Coffee (Rayette Lofts is the only community brewing BootStrap Coffee).

  • Pet-Friendly
  • Heated Underground Parking Garage
  • Additional Parking Options Available
  • Elevators
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Art Galleries in Elevator Lobbies
  • Monitored Security
  • Controlled Access
  • Package Concierge
  • Historic Architecture
  • Saint Dinette on First Floor

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Apartments Amenities

Concrete floors and exposed white brick walls look effortless and modern - the walls are practically art themselves. Although our floor plans are larger on average than other Lowertown buildings, the tall ceilings and large windows don’t hurt by cultivating a light and airy feeling. But don’t take our word for it – see them for yourself!
  • 12 Unique Floor Plans: 1- and 2-Bedrooms, Several Lofted Options
  • Polished Concrete Floors
  • Substantial Windows
  • Stainless Steel Appliances with Dishwasher
  • Solid Maple, Ebony-Stained Cabinets
  • Exposed Brick Walls
  • Walk-In Closets*
  • Interior Freight Doors*
  • Kitchen Backsplash*
  • Tall Ceilings
  • In-Unit Washer and Dryer
  • Internet and cable ready
  • Air conditioning 

*In Select Units

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261 5th Street E
Saint Paul, MN 55101

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    in consideration for owner taking the dwelling unit off the market while considering the approval of this application. The application deposit is not a security deposit at this time. The application deposit will be either (a) credited to the required security deposit under paragraph 5 below, (b) refunded to applicant under paragraph 6 below, or (c) retained by Owner as liquidated damages for Owner's costs and expenses in taking the dwelling unit off the market, as well as re-renting expenses such as advertising and overhead under paragraph 7, below.

    Approval where Applicant signs lease in advance. If Applicant has already signed the lease at the time of the Owner's approval, the owner's representative will notify the Applicant's of such approval, sign the lease, and credit the proceeds of the application deposit to the Applicant's required security deposit under the lease.

    Approval where Applicant has not yet sign lease. If Applicant has not yet signed the lease at the time of the Owner's approval, the Owner's representative will notify the Applicant of such approval and sign the lease. When Applicant enters into the attached lease Owner's representative will credit the application deposit to the required security deposit under the lease.

    Where the Applicant is not approved. If Applicant is disapproved, the application deposit will be refunded to Applicant.

    Where Applicant withdraws Application or fails to sign the lease upon being approved. Applicant is allowed three days from the time the application is accepted by the Owner's representative during which the deposit is fully refundable. If Applicant notifies Owner that Applicant wishes to withdraw his and/or her application after the three days have elapsed, or if Applicant fails to enter into the attached lease, the application deposit shall be forfeited to Owner as liquidated for damages for Owner's costs and expenses in taking the dwelling unit off the market, as well as re-renting expenses such as advertising and office overhead.

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