Planning has begun to transform this 128-year-old building into 121 mixed-income modern apartments. Construction will begin summer 2021.
The exterior of the building will largely remain the same with some minor improvements being made. However, the interior will see a significant amount of work—preserving and recreating design elements of the original school made for apartment living.
Constructed in 1892, Duluth Central High School was home to students until 1971 when the new Central High School was built. Since then the building has been used by the school district, Education Equity, Indian Education, Unity High School and the St. Louis County Soil & Water District.
In October 2020, the Duluth School Board approved a purchase agreement with Saturday Properties. The information provided on this site is for public awareness of the project’s inital planning phase. If there are any questions, read our FAQ below or feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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All of the new housing will be for-rent apartments.
We are currently expecting 10% of the apartments to have their rents restricted to households at 60% of Area Median Income.
Construction will begin Summer of 2021.
Construction will finish and residents will being moving into Zenith in Spring 2023.
There are several surface lots adjacent to Zenith that are reserved for resident parking.
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Yes! We will have several open houses via Zoom in the coming months to provide project updates and field questions. Please leave your email address so we can be sure to include you on those invitations.
Saturday Properties will be the onsite property management company.
Yes! The new owners will continue to maintain these key historic components.
The new owners will be utilizing historic tax credits to help with the costs of repairs and upgrades. This requires an extensive review by the State Historic Preservation Office and National Park Service to ensure the building maintains the look and feel over time.