Fifth Street Lofts

Fifth Street Lofts exterior drawing


112 Fifth Street (southeast corner of Washington and Fifth streets)

About the proposed building

The goal of the project is to create an urban living project located in downtown Northfield. The building will consist of long lasting building materials creating a façade that is modern yet has historical elements.

The interior of the building will include two levels of parking that will serve both the community as well as residents. The main level entrance will activate the corner of Fifth and Washington with the perception of commercial space. The main level will consist of the lobby, office and fitness facilities for the building.

Living units

Floors two through four will contain 79 living units along with two elevated resident decks located on floors one and four. Approximately 90 percent of the units are planned to be market rate.

  • 33 studios (estimated $820-$1,125 per month)
  • 38 one-bedroom apartments (estimated $879 to $1,275 per month)
  • 8 two-bedroom apartments (estimated $1,500 to $1,600 per month)

Fifth Street Lofts site plan


The building will have two levels of climate-controlled parking consisting of 105-plus spaces.

The 42 spots on the main level will have an entry and exit off Washington Street and are proposed to be open for public parking year-round.

The 63 spots in the lower level will have an entry and exit on Fifth Street. It will be dedicated to tenant parking and will be secured 24 hours a day.

Additionally, 23 newly created angled parking spot would extend beyond the length of the building on Washington Street. These parking spots will be allowed for public parking from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and dedicated for building use from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Overview of parking spots

  • 42 main Level parking spots (public)
  • 63 lower level parking spots (residents only)
  • 23 angled parking along Washington Street (public / private)

Next steps

The Northfield City Council is discussing this proposal at their July 23, 2019 meeting.

Council meeting agenda, minutes and video


This project is in the preliminary stages. No timeline has been determined.

More information

Architectural drawings (PDF)

Stencil Group

Rebound Real Estate

Tushie Montgomery Architects