Dakota Lofts

2 art galleryThe first of Randall Davis’s loft conversion buildings, Dakota Lofts is located in the heart of the warehouse district on the edge of Downtown in the old Bute Paint Factory Building in an area known affectionately as ‘NoDo,’ or ‘North Downtown.”
The original Dakota Loft Houston building was erected in 1911 by the Bute family in what we know now as Downtown Houston. Though it was converted in 1992, this building has the unique distinction of being Houston’s oldest loft building.
Residents of Dakota Lofts Houston can stroll through the art gallery in the lobby and enjoy the views of downtown from the common terrace, listen to live music in the Last Concert Cafe (moments away) and experience the Atomic Cafe, a theater just up the street.


Number of Units    53 

Number of Floors    4 

Number of Penthouses    0 

Year Built    1911 converted 1993 

Valet Parking    no 

Tennis Courts   no  

Concierge     no 

Dry Cleaning    no 

Storage Space     no 

Pool   no   

Guest Room     no 

Exercise Room     yes 

Laundry Room    yes  

Storage Space    no 

Party Room    no 


- Wood Floors

- Granite Kitchen Countertops

- 10'-12' Foot Ceilings

- Free Laundry & Fitness Center

- Large bathrooms with garden tubs

- Private access parking in basement

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711 William St Unit 312 Houston, TX 77002

1 Bed
1 Bath
1,210 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 16158823
Property Type Rental
Built in 1911,Dakota was formally known as the Butte Paint Factory.In 1992, Randall Davis converted the historic building into lofts,patterning them after New York's loft scene creating the first sign of urban renewal in downtown and setting the trend in Houston for ''true loft lifestyle living''Just blocks from the University of Houston, Houston's rail and next door to the famous Last Concert Cafe.