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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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1. Lafayette Towers

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1301 Orleans Street
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 567-6100
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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.

2. Detroit City Apartments

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1431 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

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.

3. Riverfront Towers

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100 Riverfront Drive
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 393-5000
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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.

4. Renaissance City Apartments

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555 Brush Street
Detroit, MI 48226
(866) 486-4132
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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.

5. Broderick Tower

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10 Witherell St
Detroit, MI 48226

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

6. New Cadillac Square

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111 Cadillac Sq
Detroit, MI 48226

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.

7. Parkstone Apartments

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1415 Parker St
Detroit, MI 48214

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

8. Lofts of Merchants Row

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1247 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

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

9. Kales Building

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76 W Adams Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

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

10. Claridge House Apartments

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1514 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-6666
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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.

11. The Pavilion Apartments

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1 Lafayette Plaisance St
Detroit, MI 48207

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

12. Sheridan Court Apts

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4417 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-1011
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Sheridan Court allows pets with an additional deposit.

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1. Lafayette Towers

1301 Orleans Street, Detroit, MI 48207

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.

1301 Orleans Street
Detroit, MI 48207

2. Detroit City Apartments

1431 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

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.

1431 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

3. Riverfront Towers

100 Riverfront Drive, Detroit, MI 48226

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.

100 Riverfront Drive
Detroit, MI 48226

4. Renaissance City Apartments

555 Brush Street, Detroit, MI 48226

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.

555 Brush Street
Detroit, MI 48226

5. Broderick Tower

10 Witherell St, Detroit, MI 48226

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

10 Witherell St
Detroit, MI 48226

6. New Cadillac Square

111 Cadillac Sq, Detroit, MI 48226

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.

111 Cadillac Sq
Detroit, MI 48226

7. Parkstone Apartments

1415 Parker St, Detroit, MI 48214

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

1415 Parker St
Detroit, MI 48214

8. Lofts of Merchants Row

1247 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

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

1247 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

9. Kales Building

76 W Adams Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

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

76 W Adams Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

10. Claridge House Apartments

1514 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

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.

1514 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

11. The Pavilion Apartments

1 Lafayette Plaisance St, Detroit, MI 48207

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

1 Lafayette Plaisance St
Detroit, MI 48207

12. Sheridan Court Apts

4417 2nd Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

Sheridan Court allows pets with an additional deposit.

4417 2nd Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201