9.4 out of 10

Marina District

42.3604986851312 -82.9718250812744
Great for
  • Nightlife
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Shopping Options
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Truly Fantastic"

You have everything you could ever want here, and more! You have access and visibility to the water, you have great restaurants in your neighborhood and you have a great part of town to live in. Many have been drawn through the years to the restaurants that have made this neighborhood famous. The Rooster Tail and Sinbad's have been around for years and are practically local institutions.

The view of the river is another draw here. You know that you are in a safe and sound part of town and that means a lot. You get to take in the beautiful view of the water through some fantastic surroundings. There are beautiful long standing homes here and there are also some fantastic new developments going up. A great promise for the future!

This is close to other nice neighborhoods so that offers an additional draw for many people. You can enjoy the beauty of your own neighborhood but also take in some great local views too. There is a true sense of community here, great homes, and great amenities all within your fingertips. This is a wonderful area of town to visit and of course to live in!
Pros
  • Close to Everything
  • Nice Sense of Community
  • Beautiful Homes and New Developments
  • Beautiful waterfront views
  • Great restaurants
  • Plenty of amenities on East Jefferson
Cons
  • May Be a Slightly Higher Cost of Living
  • Traffic on East Jefferson can get a bit congested at times
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Id love to live in this part of town"

I have seen the new developments up near East Jefferson first hand, but I mainly come down here for the awesome restaurants. Plus you can get a chance to see some very beautiful and expensive yachts up close, both on the water and docked at the harbor.

Sinbad's is one of the most well-known waterfront restaurants in Detroit. Yes, some of the menu can be pricey but everything else about the dining experience is first rate. I have only been twice but I can't wait to go again. The Roostertail is also a great Detroit restaurant, but I have only been in here once. Great cuisine just like Sinbad's, and the views to the river are just awesome.

This neighborhood is right next to the very nice Joseph Barry Subdivision. I don't recall the name of the new housing development in here, but all of the streets are clean, spacious, green with nice new homes. I would most definitely live here, although I wouldn't necessarily care for all of the traffic on East Jefferson.

As far a shopping, retail outlets, and public transportation, East Jefferson has all of that right here. You can go into downtown Detroit if you want, but you certainly don't have to as there are ample restaurants and stores right here. Man, on a nice summer day, it is heaven down here. All of the locals are pretty nice and upbeat. This ‘hood gets a thumbs up in my book.
Pros
  • Beautiful waterfront views
  • Great restaurants
  • Plenty of amenities on East Jefferson
Cons
  • Traffic on East Jefferson can get a bit congested at times
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers

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