Duke Street Manor, the former Boehmer Box factory, was converted to a 39 unit three story walk up apartment building in 1980 and consists of a mix of bachelors, 1 and 2 bedroom units. Each apartment boasts 10 to 12 foot ceilings, enormous windows providing an abundance of natural light, refinished original hardwood floors, updated kitchens and bathrooms, and neutral colours throughout.
On site laundry facilities are located on the main floor. Residents can lock bicycles up inside the building on lower floor. This building has controlled entrance, security cameras and extra parking lot lighting for additional security. Building has sprinkler system throughout.
This quaint building is centrally situated to University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy, Wilfrid Laurier University's School of Social Work and numerous major employers including Google, Manulife, Desire2Learn, Waterloo Region Courthouse, City of Kitchener city hall and many more. It is within walking distance of many restaurants, banks, retail stores, fitness facilities, library, transportation hubs (GO, VIA, Greyhound, Grand River Transit) and parks.