Living… the Spirit of Detroit

Living in Elmwood Park, Islandview & McDougall-Hunt

  • A close-knit trio of neighborhoods with apartments, condos, townhomes, and historic homes
  • Offers more affordable alternatives to Greater Downtown and Eastern Market and is only a few minutes away
  • Boasts many parks, paths, and yards, and neighbors Belle Isle and Chene Park

Islandview

Elmwood Park

McDougall-Hunt

Living in Greater Downtown Detroit

  • The urban heart of Detroit, “Greater Downtown” is a blanket term that includes several neighborhoods with distinct personalities, including Downtown, Midtown, Brush Park, Brewster, Eastern Market, Corktown, East Riverfront / Rivertown
  • Including housting types from the century-old loft buildings in Brush Park to the minimalist, glass-walled townhouses of Lafayette Park
  • All are within walking distance to Eastern Market
  • The market in Greater Downtown is highly competitive, and getting the amenities you want at an affordable price often means exploring multiple listings in neighborhoods you may not have initially considered. Sound intimidating? Don’t worry — that’s what we’re here for.

Greater Downtown Detroit

Living in Jefferson Chalmers

  • Historic riverfront neighborhood in the city’s southesat corner that’s in the midst of an exciting revitalization

  • Unique canal system that offers unbeatable access to the Detroit River, and real estate with canal frontage (especially on Klenk and Harbor Islands)
  • Recently declared a “National Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Jefferson Avenue —the neighborhood’s main thoroughfare — has been totally redesigned to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists
Jefferson Chalmers Detroit Houses and Homes

Jefferson Chalmers

Living in Lafayette Park

  • Lafayette Park is so close to downtown Detroit, you could walk there in a just a few minutes
  • Packed full of glassy, mid-century architecture, Lafayette Park boasts the largest collection of residential buildings design by legendary architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Residents often gather in the huge park set in the middle of the neighborhood, aptly named Lafayette Park

Lafayette Park

Living in LaSalle Gardens

  • With tately brick homes from the first few decades of the 1900’s, LaSalle Gardens used to house many of the early auto-industry execs
  • These days, it has a strong community organization and ample park space
  • LaSalle Gardens is also hallowed ground for Motown fans. (and who isn’t a Motown fan?) It’s Aretha Franklin’s old stomping grounds and nearby the famed Motown Museum

    LaSalle Gardens

    Living in New Center

    • Just north of Midtown and centered on Woodward, New Center offers tons of local attractions, including tons of local shopping, the Fisher Theatre and the Fisher Building
    • Housing includes condos, apartments, townhomes, single family homes, and duplexes

    New Center

    Living in Southwest Detroit

    • Southwest Detroit is home to many of Detroit’s best restaurants with a variety of types of cuisines – you’ll find everything from Mexican to Dominican to Venezuelan to Vietnamese. And of course, there’s still coneys
    • Stately brick houses are single family or often duplexes
    • The neighborhood hub is Clark Park, which often hosts festivals, concerts, picnic-goers, and residents exercising.

      Southwest

      Living in West Village

      • Historic neighborhood on Detroit’s near-east side built around walkability

      • Historic, beautifully-designed townhouses built for middle class that existed before cars and yards were ubiquitous 
      • Over the last few years, new businesses have restored many of West Village’s long-vacant retail spaces, transforming an already desirable neighborhood into a destination

      • West Village is one of six neighborhoods affiliated with The Villages of Detroit, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating economic development

      West Village Detroit

      West Village

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