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What $3,000 rents in Detroit right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Milwaukee Junction, Corktown, and Rivertown

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 at or around $3,000.

Photos by Michelle Gerard

A 1,325-square-foot, two-bed and bath apartment in The Griswold is renting for $3,025. The apartment building, which was constructed on top of a parking garage off Michigan Avenue, was completed in 2017 and features some pretty spectacular views of the city. The pet-friendly units also have washer/dryer machines, stainless steel appliances, a movable kitchen island, and other modern amenities.

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East Riverfront District

A sizable unit in the Garden Court Condominiums is renting for $3,300 a month. The apartment has four bedroom and three bathrooms spread across 2,820 square feet. There’s some attractive hardwood floors, crown molding, and a fireplace. Also, the building was designed by Albert Kahn and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Milwaukee Junction

This massive 3,396-square-foot, two-bedroom unit in the Landsberg Lofts is renting for $2,900 a month. It’s got two bedrooms, one-and-a-half bathrooms, 14-foot ceilings, lots of exposed brick, hardwood floors, outdoor deck space, and and a private entrance off East Milwaukee Street. It’s expensive, but your’e definitely getting your money’s worth.

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A penthouse in Bedrock’s just-completed The Assembly, its first residential development in Corktown, is renting for $3,600. Yes, it’s one of the pricier units in the city today, but there’s a reason: it’s got three-bedrooms, 1,600 square feet of space, and a 1,000-square-foot patio with some of the best views in the city. There’s also a gym and other amenities on site.

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Just slightly further east, a tri-level loft on Jefferson Avenue is renting for $2,900 per month. As you see in many converted warehouses, there’s lots of exposed bricks and beams, modern appliances and cabinets, and nice deck facing downtown. The unit also comes with a two-car carport and an on-site swimming pool.


Which $3,000 rental is your favorite?

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  • 15%
    (50 votes)
  • 7%
    East Riverfront
    (25 votes)
  • 26%
    Milwaukee Junction
    (85 votes)
  • 44%
    (141 votes)
  • 5%
    (18 votes)
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