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Here’s what $1,400 rents in Detroit right now

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Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in various Detroit neighborhoods. This week we’re looking at rentals within $100 of today’s price: $1,400.

This week’s price range can rent a pet-friendly studio in one of the most anticipated renovations in the city. The David Stott Building is almost ready to reopen, and $1,420 per month can get you a 418-square-foot apartment. Residents will have access to a fitness room on the 35th floor and a lounge on the 34th floor. It’s located next to Capitol Park and a block away from Campus Martius in the heart of downtown.

This price range can also snag a whole five-bedroom house in North Corktown. The house is recently renovated and spans 1,246 square feet, with two bathrooms, an open living space, and a front porch. It’s located close to Corktown and Woodbridge, a quick bike or car ride downtown. It’s renting for $1,400 per month.

Over in East Village, here’s a two-bedroom, one bath, pet-friendly apartment in the Chalfonte coming in at $1,350 per month. It has separate living and dining rooms next to the kitchen, as well as updated finishes. It’s close to Belle Isle and walking distance to the businesses in West Village.

For an apartment with a view, here’s a clean, cozy, one-bedroom, one bath at the Riverfront Towers. This apartment is leasing for $1,350 per month, and the complex includes a restaurant, fitness center, a pool, and a private space near the river. This unit overlooks the Ambassador Bridge and Canada from the tenth floor.

Our price range also rents a one-bedroom, one bath apartment with a front row seat to all the construction in Brush Park. This apartment allows some pets, it has AC, and it has some recent updates. It’s close to Eastern Market, Midtown, downtown, and the arenas. It’s renting for $1,400 per month.


Which Detroit apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 24%
    David Stott Building studio
    (103 votes)
  • 25%
    North Corktown house
    (107 votes)
  • 22%
    East Village apartment
    (93 votes)
  • 16%
    Riverfront Towers with views
    (69 votes)
  • 10%
    Brush Park flat
    (45 votes)
417 votes total Vote Now

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