Be a part of history.

The Garfield is a well known historic building in the heart of Rapid City, South Dakota.  Constructed in 1908, The Garfield served as a schoolhouse for more than a century.  Updated in 1934 and 1936 with substantial additions, this well utilized schoolhouse became a multi-level, multi-classroom community building.

Now, with the intention to honor its history, The Garfield will be transformed into a multi-family living complex. Large, spacious apartments meet wide, panoramic views of the Black Hills.  Airy loft options, flexible floorplan layouts, and built-in storage are all a part of the package.  Bike path access, bike storage, and repair rooms await:

Renting made simple.

Finally, the headache of un-navigable websites and elusive property managers is over. Visit our online oh-so-simple form to express your interest in a Garfield apartment, and we'll be sure to contact you when your ideal apartment is ready! We're also more than happy to answer your questions about this historic renovation.

Click below to visit the contact form:

Not sure if The Garfield is right for you? We've designed spaces to fit every need. The Garfield has 12 apartments, several featuring lofts, and many are barrier-free.  This means whoever you are, wherever you come from, and no matter your needs, we have options to suit your lifestyle.  

3 bedroom units range from 1172 sq. ft to 1376 sq. ft- barrier free and loft options available.

2 bedroom units range from 777 sq. ft to 2110 sq. ft- many feature lofts, and barrier-free options exist.

1 bedroom units are 827 sq. ft and 898 sq. ft, and both are accommodate barrier-free/ handicap-accessible living.

History meets family living.

The Garfield is a historic school converted into modern living quarters for families, individuals, pets, outdoor enthusiasts, business professionals... everyone! Click below to view a gallery of photos featuring the historic charm of the school, the renovation process, and the modern amenities being added to this one-of-a-kind apartment complex.

A space for every lifestyle.

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Within minutes of biking and walking trails, community green areas, and the heart of downtown Rapid City, The Garfield location offers superb perks.

The units themselves have unique floor plans, an open, airy feel, and plenty of storage.  Moveable kitchen islands and historic building pieces re-purposed and re-used throughout the new construction make this a modern dwelling with some serious charm.

Click below for a list of all of The Garfield's units with layout diagrams and floor plan details.

Home is where the history is.

Modern apartment-seekers are looking for more than just four walls and a roof. They're looking for culture, history, and daily inspiration.

Constructed in 1908, The Garfield served as a schoolhouse for more than a century.  Updated in 1934 and 1936 with substantial additions, this well-utilized schoolhouse became a multi-level, multi-classroom community building.

Now, with the intention to honor its history, The Garfield will be transformed into a multi-family living complex. Click below to view the unit floor-plans:

 Existing stage, pre-renovation.

Existing stage, pre-renovation.

The Garfield - Ready to accommodate real life.

If you've been on the apartment hunt lately, you've probably noticed a trend: Spaces that accommodate real life are few and far between. The Garfield brings modern amenities, rich history, and family/pet/work/leisure-friendly living to Rapid City.

The Garfield has 12 apartments, several featuring lofts, and many are barrier-free.  This means whoever you are, wherever you come from, and no matter your needs, we have options to suit your lifestyle!

An option to fit every lifestyle.

The Garfield houses twelve apartments, featuring from one to three bedrooms each. Pricing, availability, and features vary by apartment:

  • 3 bedroom units range from 1172 sq. ft to 1376 sq. ft- barrier free and loft options available.
  • 2 bedroom units range from 777 sq. ft to 2110 sq. ft- many feature lofts, and barrier-free options exist.
  • 1 bedroom units are 827 sq. ft and 898 sq. ft, and both are accommodate barrier-free/ handicap-accessible living.

View each unit's basic rendering: