The Bridge District in Des Moines' East Village is home to Level & Velocity Apartments and The Banks Townhomes.

The Bridge District

The Bridge District is one of downtown Des Moines' most unique urban communities featuring modern apartments and luxury for-sale townhomes. Whether you live at Level, Velocity or The Banks @ Bridge District, you are steps away from the renowned East Village restaurants and local retail and connected to bike trails along the Des Moines River. The highly sought-after Bridge District community also features custom-made artwork, parks and ample parking in one of the hottest spots in downtown Des Moines.


Level Apartments offers luxurious living in the historic East Village district of downtown Des Moines. Modern finishes, open concept living spaces, and private balconies accentuate the stunning views of the river and downtown DSM. Level boasts a rooftop lounge, indoor and outdoor fitness centers, grilling stations, and a coffee bar to name just a few community amenities. Enjoy the best of Des Moines with myriad local shops just a stone’s throw away from this vibrant community.

The Banks

The Banks @ Bridge District offers an unparalleled urban luxury living experience in downtown Des Moines. Homeowners can customize their homes’ finishes and feel all while living steps away from the renowned East Village retail and restaurant scene. The Banks provide private garage parking, high-end finishes on three floors of living space and a rooftop patio overlooking the Des Moines River and the downtown skyline. Pocket parks, customized artwork and bike trails make this spot the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to be close to everything. If you are searching for a place to own in downtown Des Moines, this is the only place to pursue.


Velocity offers a list of luxury amenities making this community feel unlike any other in downtown Des Moines. On top of high-end finishes inside each unique apartment, Velocity has a downtown pool, rooftop patio, two fitness rooms, a dog wash, bike storage and repair shop and a pocket park. All of these features are steps away from popular East Village retail, Des Moines top employers, restaurants and local breweries, downtown events and bike trails.


Verve offers modern living in the heart of the vibrant East Village in downtown Des Moines. High-end finishes, open-concept spaces, large windows and private balconies allow the best views of downtown to spill into each apartment. In addition to living in one of the most popular areas of downtown, Verve’s two-story community room, 24/7 gym and indoor parking are incomparable to other downtown communities. 

Verve offers studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom options ranging from 500 to nearly 1,500 square feet. It was recently combined with Velocity into one apartment community.