The neighborhood of Medical Center is located within the city of Detroit, Michigan.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Medical Center. Parks, like Edward Tolan Playfield, are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes them easy to get to from numerous locations in this area. This part of the city is relatively quiet, due to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although.
In Medical Center, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. There is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this part of the city. Renters occupy around 90% of the units in the neighborhood whereas the rest are occupied by owners. Most homes in this neighborhood were built in the 1960s and 1970s, during its main housing boom.
A supermarket is typically accessible within a short walk from most homes for sale in this part of Detroit. Moreover, Medical Center is a fairly good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to access on foot from any location in this area.
It is convenient for pedestrians to navigate this part of the city; running common errands is easy on foot. The car is very often the preferred method to move around in Medical Center. Coming across a place to park is quite easy, and many real estate listings are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Walter P Chrysler Freeway. On the other hand, the public transit service in Medical Center is somewhat poor. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses.