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A modern twist on a classic location.

Contemporary. Chic. Elegant.
Built in 1906, this newly reworked and renamed The James Apartments, once known as the James Madison Hotel, is a Boutique Style Apartment Community that is simply breathtaking; you will want to be one of the lucky few to live here. You are steps away from the Grilled Cheese Bistro and The Greenhouse Kitchen, conveniently located on the 1st floor. Anytime you crave a gourmet meal, all you need to do is walk downstairs! How much easier could it be to indulge in the goodie lifestyle? Bored with your life and times in the suburbs? The James could be just your type.

Your Story Unfolds with a Signature
We have spared no expense bringing back the glamour to The James. We know while you’ll appreciate the vintage look of the building, you’ll also value the upgrades too. The Stunning Grand Piano Lounge with Mosaic-Terrazzo tile will make you feel like a super star greeting your guests in the lobby. Loft and Penthouse apartment styles are available and if you want the best of the best, the top floor of The James is where you will want to be. You will value the upgraded windows and well insulated walls. Dining In? Whip up a masterpiece in your Gourmet Kitchen outfitted with Lavish Quartz Countertops, Stainless Steel appliances with a Designer Stainless Steel Range Hood, along with Custom Cabinets and Brushed Nickel Hardware. Floor plans ranging from cozy studio (perfect for a city escape) 1 & 2 Bedroom to the sweet penthouse suite The James is the perfect match.

Plot your Next Move
The James has always sparkled against the Norfolk skyline, but the renovation and remodel has taken it into the stratosphere. Spacious apartments are flooded with light and no expense was spared in the finishes and amenities. Onsite Concierge service, high speed resident elevators, and key fob-controlled access building along with a 24/7 Fitness Center and much more. You’re in the heart of Downtown so everything you may need or want are just steps away. Relax, you live at The James.