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The former C.L. Phelps Middle School building has been renovated into a mixed use development which will includes affordable family housing and commercial space. The residential space features 24 spacious, energy efficient family apartments while the commercial space is occupied by the Community Action Alger Marquette (CAAM) Headstart Program.


  • Unique 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom units
  • Some two-story loft units will be available
  • Elevator with full handicap accessibility
  • Large community room with full kitchen & gathering space
  • Laundry room
  • Convenient, residential location close to downtown
  • Family friendly, non-smoking environment
  • On-site, professional management
  • LEED certification

LEED for Homes* – Gold Certification

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighborhoods.

Phelps Square is the first LEED certified project in Ishpeming and the first privately owned LEED certified project in Marquette County. View our LEED for Homes Gold Certificate from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Phelps Square has been designed and constructed with the following attributes to ensure energy efficiency and environmental quality:

  • Enhanced insulation
  • Combustion venting
  • Outdoor air ventilation
  • Contaminant control
  • Radon protection
  • Quality management for durability
  • Drought tolerant landscape design
  • No invasive plants
  • Surface water management
  • Indoor and outdoor water efficiency
  • Environmentally preferred products
    • Reuse of framing materials
    • Low VOC paints
    • Green label flooring
    • PEX water supply piping
    • Waste management program during construction

*Learn more about the LEED for Homes program

Apartment Features

Apartments range in size from 653 to 1,568 square feet. Rents range from $324 to $859. A four person household making up to $39,420 qualifies.

  • 1, 2 & 3-bedroom units
  • Unique floorplans
  • Washer & dryer hook ups
  • Energy star appliances
  • Window coverings
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV hook-up
  • Garbage disposal
  • Dishwashers & microwaves
  • Water, sewer, & trash included
  • On-site, professional management

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Phelps Square
700 E. North Street
Ishpeming, Michigan 49848

(906) 204-7130
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