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What $850 rents in Detroit right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Midtown, West Village, and the University District

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 $850 per month.


A 224-square-foot studio in the Hamilton, a recently redeveloped historic apartment building on Davenport Street, is renting for $850 per month. Though small, the unit has nice finishes and a suit of on-site amenities like a fitness center, wellness studio, lounge, and more.

Via Birchcrest Apartments
University District

A 530-square-foot unit in the Birchcrest Apartments, a historic building across the street from University of Detroit Mercy, is renting for $985 per month. The renovated apartment comes with one bedroom, one bathroom, a den, and a shared laundry facility. Furnished apartments are available upon request.

Via Zillow
West Village

A 550-square-foot unit in an apartment building on Van Dyke Avenue is renting for $895 per month. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit was recently renovated and has an open-floor plan with a combined kitchen and den. It also has on-site parking, as well as a shared laundry facility and bike storage area.

Via Hela Management

A 750-square-foot unit in the historic Glynwood Apartments on Glynn Court is renting for $875 per month. Heat and water are included in the one-bedroom, one-bath unit. Pets are allowed and private parking behind the building can be purchased for an additional $100 per month.

Via Zillow

A fully renovated one-bedroom unit in the Pasadena Apartments just off East Jefferson is renting for $850 a month. The 11-story building was built in 1902 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. On-site amenities include a shared laundry facility, secure parking, and a small convenience store. All utilities are included.


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    University District
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    West Village
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