36 Chestnut Street
Our first Lewiston project is a renovation and repurposing of an 1854 Bates Manufacturing Company textile mill, Mill #2. Its location, facing Fountain Park, is convenient to many of Lewiston's interesting restaurants, shops, and other services.
The Lofts at Bates Mill features 25 one-bedroom, 16 two-bedroom, and 7 three-bedroom apartments. 33 of the units are designated for tenants earning less than 50% or 60% of the area median income, and 15 are at market rate.
Features of the project include 13-foot ceilings, exposed timber framing, large windows letting in abundant natural light, an elevator and an expansive view across Fountain Park and the Bates Mill Complex to the Androscoggin River. The project's location places it a short three-block walk to downtown Lewiston and its facilities, and in close proximity to public transportation. Included in our tenants' rent are wi-fi access, a fitness center, a community room with computers, a covered parking space, bicycle storage and on-site self-storage. There is a coin-operated laundry facility. Like all Szanton Company developments, the building is completely smoke-free.
Design and construction management services for the project were provided by Platz Associates of Auburn, which has designed all of the great spaces in the Bates Mill Complex, including the TD Banknorth offices, Da Vinci's Restaurant and Fishbones American Grille. Financing has been provided by MaineHousing, The City of Lewiston, People's United Bank, Hunt Capital Partners, and Maine Preservation.
Construction began in January of 2012. Our residents started moving in in November.
For detailed rental information please contact Saco Falls Management at 207-228-8800 to speak with the Property Manager, Bethany Siemen.