The neighborhood of Southwest Detroit is located in the city of Detroit, Michigan.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Southwest Detroit, despite its sometimes busy feel. Green spaces, such as Clark Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes it easy to get to them. Lastly, this area remains relatively quiet, due to the presence of few pedestrians, although there can be more noise for those who are near Fisher Freeway or one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of buildings in Southwest Detroit, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood also has a good selection of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even.
It is a short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in this part of the city. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to eating, the nearest grocery store in Southwest Detroit is typically only a very short walk away. Additionally, this neighborhood is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a limited number of cafes can be found as well.
Southwest Detroit is quite suitable for traveling on foot; many daily needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle. The best method to move around in this area is usually driving. The majority of homes for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Edward J Jeffries Freeway, and it is convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be difficult in Southwest Detroit as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby.