With the extensive amount of apartments available in downtown Phoenix, it can be daunting to navigate everything that each property has to offer and which one will be right for you.
With many floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location to downtown Phoenix, we know Moontower will make an amazing home for our future residents. However, we know there are other options with similar location and amenities.
In order to help you narrow down your options and understand what each property has to offer, we’ve made a side-by-side comparison between Moontower and Altura to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.
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Comparing Downtown Phoenix Apartments: Moontower v. Altura
|Address||811 N. 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ||330 E Pierce St, Phoenix, AZ|
|Number of Stories||24||30|
|Distance from Roosevelt Row||6-minute walk||5-minute walk|
To start, let’s look at the basics.
Address: 811 N. 3rd St
Year Built: 2023
Number of Units: 326
Number of Stories: 24
Address: 330 E Pierce St
Year Built: 1999
Number of Units: 257
Number of Stories: 30
Located at 811 N. 3rd St, Moontower is only one block from the bustling Roosevelt Row, home to First Friday and tons of local bars and restaurants.
Lucky’s, Châm Pang Lanes, Cobra Arcade Bar, Lacuna Kava Bar, and the Farmer’s Market are all within a block of Moontower. Other Phoenix hot spots, including Matt’s Big Breakfast, The Brill Line, and Pedal Haus Brewery are just a few minutes walk away.
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Altura is located on the corner of N 3rd and E Pierce Street, offering a central location to many attractions in downtown Phoenix.
It’s only a few minutes walk to ASU Downtown Campus and the Arizona Center shopping mall. It’s also close to several beloved downtown Phoenix spots, including Pomo Pizzeria, Xanadu Coffee and Moira Sushi.
Both locations offer a wide range of amenities. To make the comparison process easier, we have created this chart of the amenities available at each location.
|Rooftop Hot Tub||X|
|Private Conference Rooms||X|
|Outdoor Space w/ Grilling||X||X|
|On-site Coffee Shop||X|
Pricing and Floor Plans
Moontower has studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom floor plans. At the time of publication, pricing ranges from $1,825 to $3,383 per month depending on floor plan type and availability. You can find current pricing on our floor plan page.
The kitchen features elevated finishes and fixtures including white oak cabinets, brass hardware, marble-look quartz countertops, and zellige-inspired backsplash. The space is equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a full-sized fridge, oven and stove top, microwave and dishwasher.
Altura offers studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and Penthouse units. They also offer premium units on the 28th floor with higher ceilings, upgraded finishes, and premium appliances. At the time of publication, pricing ranges from $1,495 to $2,352*per month depending on floor plan type and availability. You can check current pricing and availability on Altura’s Residences page.
Their kitchens include high-end appliances including quartz countertops and gas ranges. The units also feature floor-to-ceiling windows, offering views of the skyline or the scenic desert mountains.
We hope this article will give you insight on these downtown Phoenix properties and help you decide which is best for you. If you have any questions about Moontower or downtown Phoenix living, contact our leasing staff! We would love to help you with your housing search.
*Penthouse pricing not included