The neighborhood of Forest Park is located in the city of Detroit, Michigan.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Forest Park. Although this part of Detroit does not contain any parks, green spaces are especially well-located in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to reach. Due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this area is relatively quiet; however those who are around the railway line or Walter P Chrysler Freeway may experience more noise.
In Forest Park, about 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. This area did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new buildings in Forest Park is spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a short walk from most properties for sale in Forest Park. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner. Regarding education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from any location in Forest Park.
Active home buyers will value the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of Forest Park; many daily errands can be run without having to use a car. The public transit service in this area is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. In contrast, the favored approach to get around in Forest Park is very often a car. It is especially convenient to come across a place to park, and nearby highways, such as Walter P Chrysler Freeway, are very easy to reach from any location in this part of Detroit.