Live Downtown
Live Downtown

Whether you want to live in a cool loft, a historic home or a cozy duplex, downtown has got you covered. Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Cape Girardeau, and the camaraderie between business owners and regular downtowners is really something special. So take the leap and join us in one of the best downtowns in the country! We’ve laid out some resources, tips and stories below to help get you here!

Downtown Apartment Guide

We’re working on a handy guide for you that will include apartment complexes located downtown. Check back soon for details!

Rehabilitation Tax Credits

If you have a heart for turning a historic house into your home sweet home, the rehabilitation tax credits are worth looking into to see if they make sense for you and your project.

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Stories from Downtown Living

Want even more? Check out our I Want to Live Downtown page that expands on this page with testimonials, stories and more from downtown residents.

I Want to Live Downtown

Free Public WiFi

Kick back on a bench and watch a train go by the Mississippi River Tales Mural while eating an ice cream cone from one of the downtown shops!  Then, upload that Instagram-perfect moment using the Free Downtown WiFi Network!
The Marquette Tech District Foundation has put a free downtown wifi network in place around the Marquette Tower on Broadway to Independence!  Enjoy Cape Girardeau’s beautiful, historic downtown area and share that memorable experience with others using this free Downtown WiFi network.
Marquette Tech District

Real Estate Opportunities

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, get cozy, and start planning your future in #DowntownCG!

We have partnered with Realty Executives to develop a downtown real estate page where you can browse all the exciting residential options in downtown Cape that have been posted to MLS (Multiple Listing System).


Contact Realty Executive today! (573) 335-8111