It may be called The Motor City, but Detroit has more to offer than cars! It's home to the legendary Motown sound, boasts world-class museums and galleries and plays host to several professional sports franchises. So, before your move to the city, here's a little information to help in your search of Detroit rentals.
The city of Detroit is the largest in the state of Michigan and the metro area is home to around 4.5 million residents. With a climate that's largely influenced by the Great Lakes, Detroit winters include freezing temperatures and snowfall from November through April. There is, however, pleasant weather at other times throughout the year allowing residents to enjoy many outdoor activities and attractions. For instance, there's a gorgeous riverwalk along the Detroit River stretching more than 5 miles. Outdoor concerts, relaxing bike rides and trendy shops are all a part of the Detroit Riverwalk experience. Finding a Detroit rental apartment in this area may be hard, but well worth it.
ApartmentGuide.com search features make it extremely easy to sort through detailed listings and hone in on the apartment features and amenities you desire. And because Detroit is a popular place to live, there are several great neighborhoods to start your search for Detroit apartments.
Search for Detroit rentals near the historic farmers market, Eastern Market. This commercial district covering 43 acres has been in operation since 1891. Today its synonymous with the city of Detroit and sells produce, meat and spices from 150 farmers and vendors. Eastern Market even plays host to special events, celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations and bike tours.
Another top place to search for Detroit rental apartments is Downtown Detroit. Its impressive skyline showcases art deco skyscrapers like the Historic Guardian Building. The 36-story building exterior is covered with tile, limestone and terra cotta brickwork. Detroit also has a sizable concentration of buildings with late 19th century and early 20th century architecture, among the largest in the nation actually. In areas across the city Old World-Craftsmen, English Tudors, Queene Annes and Goerigan style properties are common. Investment in these buildings makes the Detroit cityscape even more attractive. Best of all, with some of these restoration projects comes an increase in the availability of Detroit rental apartments in prime locations.