About clemens

In the heart of the Western Gateway, Clemens provides a presence right along the restaurant corridor. For Des Moines professionals, enjoy the 5-10 minute walk to work to all major employers. Clemens also provides convenient access to Des Moines’ greatest attractions such as the Des Moines Farmers’ Market, Principal Riverwalk, jogging and bicycle trails, Winefest, Pappajohn Sculpture Park, and the 80/35 Music Festival. This convenient location allows access to the entertainment district but offers quiet tranquility to come home to at night.

Located above Bubba, the boutique-style apartments include forty-four 1 & 2 bedroom units. All units on the ground floor and several units on the top floors are designed to be two-story, loft style. In-unit laundry included. Redevelopment has preserved the look and feel of the structure, providing a rich and sophisticated style to a contemporary layout. The latest amenities reinvigorate the brown brick façade and terra-cotta detailing, highlighted by showroom sized windows throughout.

Enjoy shared rooftop space including outdoor lounge seating areas for gatherings. The indoor shared spaces include a multifunctional community and game room with a pool table, lounge seating, and a flat screen TV. Exercise room with equipment and bicycle storage space are also included. On-floor storage space is available for each unit.

view other blackbird projects

Lease Now

Floor Plans

  • One Bed / One Bath
  • Two Bed / Two Bath
  • Two Story / Two Bed
  • Penthouse / Two Bed

One Bed / One Bath

One br / One ba

580 sf

$ 1,200

Two Bed / Two Bath

Two br / Two ba

795 - 1,180 sf

$ 1650

Two Story / Two Bed

Two br / Two ba

1,070 sf

$ 1850

Penthouse / Two Bed

Two br / Two ba

1,500 sf

$ 2,400


What's Nearby?

Downtown Farmers Market
John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Cowles Commons
Principal Riverwalk
Science Center of Iowa


contact a leasing agent

phone: 515-329-0636


This page will show details of your email subscriptions. To see the options available to you, click the link in any newsletter email you have received from us