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Moontower v. Skye on 6th: Which Downtown Phoenix Apartment is Right for Me?

By Grace

With so many downtown Phoenix apartments offering modern amenities and prime locations, narrowing down the perfect fit can be a challenge.

With many floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location in 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 Skye on 6th to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

Read Next: Downtown Phoenix Apartment Review: Skye on 6th

Skye on 6th Terrace Pool Deck

Photo courtesy of skyeon6th.com

Comparing Downtown Phoenix Apartments: Moontower v. Skye on 6th

Property Moontower Skye on 6th
Address 811 N. 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 817 N. 6th St, Phoenix, AZ
Year Built 2023 2023
Number of Stories  24 26
Distance from Roosevelt Row  6-minute walk 3-minute walk

The Basics

To start, let’s look at the basics. 

Moontower

Address: 811 N. 3rd St

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 326

Number of Stories: 24

Skye on 6th

Address: 817 N. 6th St

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 309

Number of Stories: 26

Location

Moontower

Located at 811 N. 3rd St, Moontower is only one block from the bustling Roosevelt Row, home to First Friday and lots 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.

Read Next: 9 Best Bars in Downtown Phoenix

Skye on 6th

Like Moontower, Skye on 6th is also just a block from Roosevelt Row, located on the corner of 6th and E Garfield.

It’s only minutes from several Phoenix restaurants and bars, including Taco Boy’s, Breakfast Bitch, Taco Chelo, Killer Whale and Greenwood Brewing. It’s also close to other downtown Phoenix properties, such as Roosevelt Point.

Read Next: 14 Best Restaurants in Downtown Phoenix near Roosevelt Row

Exterior of Skye on 6th, a luxury downtown phoenix apartment

Photo courtesy of claycorp.com

Amenities

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. 

Moontower Skye on 6th
Rooftop Pool X X
Rooftop Hot Tub X X
Fitness Center X X
Yoga Studio X X
On-Demand Equipment X
Private Conference Rooms X X
Clubhouse/Lounge X X
Outdoor Space w/ Grilling X X
Sauna X X
Steam Room X
On-site Coffee Shop X
Dog Spa X X
Parking X X
Bike Parking X X

For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Moontower and Skye on 6th

Skye on 6th apartment fitness center interior

Photo courtesy of skyeon6th.com

Pricing and Floor Plans

Moontower

Moontower has studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom floor plans. At the time of publication in January 2024, pricing ranges from $1,849 to $3,785 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.  

Moontower Studio Kitchen and Living Room

Skye on 6th

Skye on 6th offers studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and penthouse apartments. At the time of publication in January 2024, rates at Skye on 6th range from $1,605 to $7,240 per month, depending on unit type. All rates are subject to change. You can find current availability and pricing on Skye on 6th’s floor plan page.

The kitchens include stainless-steel appliances, soft-close kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops and tile backsplashes. The units also feature a full-size washer and dryer, a smart home technology package with a smart thermostat, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Balconies and spa-inspired bathrooms are available in select units.

Skye on 6th apartment unit interior

Photo courtesy of skyeon6th.com

Read Next: Ultimate Guide to Living in Downtown Phoenix

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.


Grace

Grace is a regular contributing author for MoontowerPhoenix.com, covering leasing tips and all things downtown Phoenix. She has 2 years of experience in multifamily leasing and marketing. Grace is an avid sports fan and a huge animal lover.


January 11, 2024


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