The Downtown neighborhood in Ann Arbor, MI, is a thriving community of students, medical professionals and young families. It is about 35 miles west of Detroit. The neighborhood hugs the western edge of the University of Michigan main campus and the University of Michigan Hospital complex. Neighboring communities include Old Fourth Ward and Kerrytown to the north.
Living in a university town has advantages for residents of apartments in Downtown, MI. The University Of Michigan Museum Of Art and its collection of more than 18,000 artworks curated over the last 150 years are conveniently located on State Street. A number of smaller museums and galleries are clustered at and around the UM campus. Performing arts venues are located on campus, but non-affiliated arts venues are part of the Downtown, Ann Arbor, landscape, including the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the Performance Network Theatre. Sports enthusiasts hang out in the stadium area near Michigan Stadium, which is also known as the Big House for a seating capacity exceeding 100,000.
The area is known for its lush tree canopy and numerous city parks and green space. Apartments for rent in Downtown, MI, continue to draw people who like its hilly terrain, suburban appeal and picturesque location by the Huron River. Nature attractions include the Fuller Conservation Area, Nichols Arboretum and the 300-acre Matthaei Botanical Gardens, featuring a tropical conservatory. Downtown neighborhoods are very diverse with residential structures showcasing styles from the 1900s mixed in with traditional ranch homes and modern structures.
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