Construction of the 21 story Calhoun Towers Apartment building began on an 8.5 acre lot in 1962. The project was completed two years later. The new high-rise apartments were noted for commanding views of three lakes. The building featured a 21st floor dining room and parking for 125 cars in a heated underground garage. Floors plans included 1,2,and 3 bedroom units as well as studio layouts. Every apartment was blessed with all-electric appliances and central air conditioning. Occupants even got to choose their carpeting!