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Downtown Offers a Variety of Living Options for Pet Owners

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Apartment hunting is hard enough, but adding a dog or cat to the mix can add an additional layer of regulation and cash. But there's good news for Detroit's pets.
We inquired with the downtown area's more popular buildings and found most to be friendly towards our furry friends—for a price.

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Lafayette Towers

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The Towers allow pets 25 pounds and under. In exchange, you'll fork over a $250 non-refundable pet deposit and $25 more in monthly rent. Located in scenic Lafayette Park, this is a good spot for dog walking.

Detroit City Apartments

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There's a $20 monthly fee per pet, and a $400 pet deposit with $150 non-refundable. Maximum of 2 pets. Breed restrictions, and a weight limit of 35 pounds.

Riverfront Towers

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Pets are allowed--a $250 nonrefundable deposit is required, plus a $20/month fee. With the RiverWalk right outside, this isn't a bad place to keep a dog.

Renaissance City Apartments

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RenCity has a two-pet limit, and only one of those pets can be a dog. No double-dogging. There's a 30 pound weight limit, a $300 deposit (partially refundable) and a $20/month fee.

Broderick Tower

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Just across from Grand Circus Park, the Broderick Tower allows up to two pets. Pit Bulls and Rottweilers are forbidden.

New Cadillac Square

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Cadillac Square allows pets with an additional security deposit. Just outside, the median of Cadillac Square (the street) is one of two sanctioned dog parks downtown.

Parkstone Apartments

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Cats are allowed at the Parkstone and the Parkhurst apartments with a $150 nonrefundable deposit. Sorry, no dogs.

Lofts of Merchants Row

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Cats and dogs up to 25 pounds accepted with an additional security deposit as high as one month's rent.

Kales Building

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Right across from Grand Circus Park, the Kales is relatively pet friendly. A $300 nonrefundable pet fee applies, and "aggressive" breeds are prohibited.

Claridge House Apartments

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Claridge House allows pets under 40 pounds, with a $250 nonrefundable deposit and a $25/month fee per pet. With its grassy median, Washington Boulevard is one of the more pet-friendly streets downtown.

The Pavilion Apartments

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Only cats are allowed at the Pavilion, and you'll need to fork over a $250 nonrefundable pet deposit, with a $10/month fee.

Sheridan Court Apts

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Sheridan Court allows pets with an additional deposit.

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Lafayette Towers

The Towers allow pets 25 pounds and under. In exchange, you'll fork over a $250 non-refundable pet deposit and $25 more in monthly rent. Located in scenic Lafayette Park, this is a good spot for dog walking.

Detroit City Apartments

There's a $20 monthly fee per pet, and a $400 pet deposit with $150 non-refundable. Maximum of 2 pets. Breed restrictions, and a weight limit of 35 pounds.

Riverfront Towers

Pets are allowed--a $250 nonrefundable deposit is required, plus a $20/month fee. With the RiverWalk right outside, this isn't a bad place to keep a dog.

Renaissance City Apartments

RenCity has a two-pet limit, and only one of those pets can be a dog. No double-dogging. There's a 30 pound weight limit, a $300 deposit (partially refundable) and a $20/month fee.

Broderick Tower

Just across from Grand Circus Park, the Broderick Tower allows up to two pets. Pit Bulls and Rottweilers are forbidden.

New Cadillac Square

Cadillac Square allows pets with an additional security deposit. Just outside, the median of Cadillac Square (the street) is one of two sanctioned dog parks downtown.

Parkstone Apartments

Cats are allowed at the Parkstone and the Parkhurst apartments with a $150 nonrefundable deposit. Sorry, no dogs.

Lofts of Merchants Row

Cats and dogs up to 25 pounds accepted with an additional security deposit as high as one month's rent.

Kales Building

Right across from Grand Circus Park, the Kales is relatively pet friendly. A $300 nonrefundable pet fee applies, and "aggressive" breeds are prohibited.

Claridge House Apartments

Claridge House allows pets under 40 pounds, with a $250 nonrefundable deposit and a $25/month fee per pet. With its grassy median, Washington Boulevard is one of the more pet-friendly streets downtown.

The Pavilion Apartments

Only cats are allowed at the Pavilion, and you'll need to fork over a $250 nonrefundable pet deposit, with a $10/month fee.

Sheridan Court Apts

Sheridan Court allows pets with an additional deposit.