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A New Way to LIve in Lancaster CITY

DWELL | 30 N Water


Lancaster, PA
9 Micro Apartments
Most Utilities Included
About Us

Efficient Living In the Heart of Lancaster City

Micro-living is a development concept offering urban suitability. Our goal is to create cool spaces that meets the dynamic needs of the growing downtown Lancaster environment at an affordable price.

The apartments range from 260 to 465 square feet, all of them featuring a full bath and a compact but complete kitchen. High ceilings are essential, as is lots of natural light; every unit has large windows.

Small living quarters have historically gone hand-in-hand with substandard conditions. Enter Dwell | 30 N Water, where clean lines and historical features come together to create a sense of vintage modern style.

The units will be designed and outfitted with custom-made furniture, and may include a knee-high coffee table that opens to become a waist-high dining table or a couch designed to collapse below a stylish Murphy bed. The furniture is part of what we highlight as the building’s “experience”. Also available are the ability to schedule weekly, bi-weekly or monthly cleaning.

The amenities alleviate any concerns about the apartments’ confines — should we really get worked up about a small living space when it comes with all these amenities included at no additional cost?

  • Business Class WIFI
  • YouTube TV
  • Utilities: Gas, Water, Sewer, Trash, Wi-Fi
  • A full Co-working Membership at the neighboring Warehouse210 allowing use of our restored tobacco warehouse inside and out, plus other unique amenities. This helps to further enhance the sense of community we strive for.    


“Small rooms and

dwellings set the mind

on the right path, large

ones cause it to go


Leonardo da Vinci


Now’s the Time to Make a Move!

  • The carefully managed, market-friendly optics at Dwell | 30 N Water aren’t geared only toward relatively well-off renters, though. They’re part of a larger strategy by city officials to leverage the trendiness of tiny into a new affordable-housing model.

    Though they have typically been marketed to young, single professionals who want to live in the center of the city. “People from all over the world want to live in Lancaster City, and we must develop a new, scalable housing model that is safe, affordable, and innovative to meet their needs.” 

    The apartments at Dwell | 30 N Water seem, at first glance, to be united by the idea that, in a city where space is limited, proper design intervention can, like magic, create new space.

    In the units, every corner has been designed with much thought and the living spaces do feel larger and airier than their square footage suggests.

    Moreover, despite the design elements and amenities, the units may especially appeal seem students of local colleges and universities, or young singles who work long hours and have the means to eat and socialize outside of their homes, or to professionals with houses outside the city who need a place in town a few nights a week.

    A Murphy bed is a great way to make the most out of your space and we’ve carefully crafted the perfect installation for these units. Carefully measured to maximize function we’ve also prepared installable shelves and TV stands that work in a modular fashion with our other optional features.






+/- 300 SQ FT

+/- 350 SQ FT

+/- 450 SQ FT

Standard Features of Each of the Units

We are working hard to make these units some of the most interesting, coolest apartments with the best value around.

  • Forced air Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Secure Building with Keyless Access
  • Private Bathrooms with 3-4′ walk-in shower
  • Queen Beds (some with private bedrooms)
  • Full Kitchen (full size stove, over-range microwave, full apartment size refrigerators, concrete countertops)
  • Full size energy efficient Washer / Dryer combo unit
  • 2nd Floor units (3) have exposed brick walls and original hardwood floors
  • If desired, A full co-working membership at Warehouse210
Price Range

Starting at $995 per month



Save on Rent

Living in a small space means saving a ton on rent. Micro-units may rent for hundreds less than studio apartments in the same area or neighborhoods.

Less Furniture Means More Savings

The smaller size also means less furniture and decor to buy. It also means less time cleaning up or the need for a regular housekeeping service. But there’s more than just financial savings involved. A micro-unit can also save you tons of time throughout your day. 

Live in the Best Location

You will be able to enjoy quick access to work, restaurants, bars, and the best urban amenities Lancaster has to offer.

Ditch the Car

Micro-dwellers might even be able to ditch the car altogether. Instead, residents can rely on nearby public transportation, walking, biking, and ride-sharing to further the cost- and time-saving benefits of living small.

Help the Environment

Environmentally conscious renters also love that most micro-apartments are eco-friendly. They take up less space and resources. There’s also a trickle-down effect when it comes to eco-friendly living. You typically buy less furniture, less decor, and use less electricity to make yourself at home.



Free Business Class WiFi

As part of the utility package, business class Wi-Fi is included to keep you connected and streaming. 

Available Parking

We have 10 parking spaces available for evening and weekend parking for you and your guests. 

Most Utilities Included

We want to make living here simple and efficient.  That includes not having to make extra payments. 

Co-working Membership

If you need co-working, become part of the thriving Warehouse210 business community.  

In Unit Washer & Dryer

Just because the unit is smaller doesn’t mean you need to live without essentials. 

Secure Access "No Keys"

With secured access and security cameras, we will do our best to keep you safe.

YouTube TV Included

We wanted to be able to provide everything you may desire… a streaming services was one of them.

Printer / Scanner

We wanted to make a business center available to help keep your apartment clutter free.

Full Kitchen & Bath

Living small doesn’t mean you can’t live big.  Full kitchens and baths are a must. 

Have a Question?

Let us know how we can help


Location & Nearby Attractions

We wanted to give you an idea and some of the awesome places that are literally within a block or two from these incredible apartments!


Zoetropolis Cinema & Stillhouse (1 block away)

Cocina Mexicana (1 block away)

Max’s Eatery (1.5 blocks away)

Josephine’s (1 block away)

C’est La Vie (1 block away)

Pressroom Restaurant (1.5 blocks away)

Sprout (1 block away)

Bread Pedaler (1 block away)

On Orange (1 block away)

Anne Baileys (2.5 blocks away)

Bistro Barbaret (2.5 blocks away)

Chop Sushi (1.5 blocks away)

Coffee Shops

Bakehouse on King (1.5 blocks away)

Prince Street Café (1 block away)

Café One Eight (1.5 blocks away)

Square One (2.5 blocks away)

Starbucks (1.5 blocks away)

New Holland Coffee (2 blocks away)

Sight Seeing, Adventure & Biking

The Strasburg Railroad (20 minutes away)

The Amish (20 minutes away)

Refreshing Mountain (35 minutes away)

Strasburg Scooters (20 minutes away)

Columbia Crossing River Trail (30 minutes away)

Enola Low Grade Trail (30 minutes away)

Bars, Craft Beer & Craft Cocktails

 Columbia Kettle Works 2nd Gear (1 block away)

Federal Tap House (2.5 blocks away)

Spring House Brewery (1 block away)

Thistle & Finch (2 blocks away)

Shot & Bottle (1.5 blocks away)

Levengood’s Cider (1 block away)

Conway Social Club (2 blocks away)

Shows & Entertainment

The Fulton Theatre (.5 blocks away)

Chameleon Club (2 blocks away)

Tellus 360 (2.5 blocks away)

American Music Theatre (20 minutes away)

Sight & Sound Theatre (20 minutes away)

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre (20 minutes away)

Day Trips

Philadelphia (1.5 hours away)

Baltimore (1.5 hours away)

New York City (2.5 hours away)

Washington, D.C. (2 hours away)

Jersey Shore (2.25 hours away)

Atlantic City (2 hours away)


We Have Available Units!

Come discover what living in downtown Lancaster could be!

(717) 587-7552
30 North Water Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

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30 North Water Street, Lancaster, PA