Amenities & Features

At 500 Folsom, well-appointed comforts empower the well-designed lifestyle you’ve always dreamt of. Here, find a curated collection of social- and wellness-centric amenities including two expansive view decks—the Sunset and Bay Terrace—as well as our spa, community gardens, state-of-the-art fitness center, plus yoga and spin studios. Here, your four-legged friend won’t be left out. Treat your pets to a bubble bath year-round at the indoor Paw Spa.
Essex Apartments Features

Apartment Features

  • Alarm system
  • Carpeting
  • Central A/C
  • Central heating
  • Double-pane windows
  • Dual bathroom sinks
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Hardwood-style vinyl flooring
  • Keyless Entry

    Keyless entry

    Digitally grant access to your guests with keyless smart locks. 

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    Keyless entry
  • Kitchen island
  • Modern bathroom
  • Open layout
  • Oversized windows
  • Patio/balcony
  • Quartz countertops
  • Smart Technology

    Smart home technology

    Enjoy the convenience of a smart device-enabled apartment home. You can easily control your apartment with a convenient mobile app.

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    Smart home technology
  • Solar shades
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Storage closet
  • Ultrafast Internet

    Ultrafast Internet connectivity

    Our portfolio of Ultrafast internet providers offer speeds from 200 Mbps to up to 2 Gig. Take advantage of lower introductory prices when you sign up for a new service.

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    Ultrafast Internet connectivity
  • USB charging ports
  • Walk-in closet
  • Washer and dryer

Some features available in select apartments. To learn more about our application process, pet policies, and more, please visit our Leasing Info page. Additional monthly fees apply for Internet.

Essex Apartments Community Amenities

Community Amenities

  • 24/7 concierge
  • 24/7 emergency maintenance
  • BBQ area
  • Clubhouse
  • Controlled access
  • Elevator
  • Fitness center
  • Gardens and walking paths
  • LEED certified
  • Near Mass Transit
  • Online resident portal
  • On-site retail
  • Outdoor dining
  • Outdoor firepit
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Pet-washing station
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Smoke-free community
  • Spa
Community Parking Amenity


500 Folsom offers both compact and standard parking for an additional cost. Parking spaces, if available, are $350-$580 monthly per space. The community also includes EV charging stations. Parking availability and pricing are subject to change without notice. Have additional questions? Our leasing team can work with you directly to find the best parking option to fit your needs.
Essex On-Site Retail Locations

On-Site Retail Locations*

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*On-site retail locations are independent third-party businesses and services located within the community. Additional fees and services may apply. Essex and its subsidiaries do not endorse any on-site retail locations.

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