5.1 out of 10

Medical Center

42.3539563406322 -83.0565955745889
Great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
  • Internet Access
  • Pest Free
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Parks & Recreation
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Great for Amenities But Not for Living"

The beauty of this area is that it is smack dab in the middle of the medical district. Not only is this great for you as a potential patient, but also if you happen to work in the field. It is however important to note though that there isn't much in the way of actual homes here. Those that work here tend to live in nearby apartment buildings in neighboring parts of town such as Midtown. There really isn't much in the way of housing here.

You are in a safe area of town and you have a lot nearby. You will find that you are close to both Wayne State University as well as the actual Medical Center. You can get in and around town easily with access to major expressways and major roads such as Woodward. All of that works in your favor and that makes for a great choice!

If you want to live here though you will have to pick a spot in a neighboring town. There really isn't much in the way of homes here at all and so you need to do your research. You can still find plenty of homes nearby and be close to the amenities that you are interested in.

This is a great spot in terms of what is located in and around here. If you want to live here though you will have to check into other nearby neighborhoods that have homes to pick from. It is however a great spot of town overall!
Pros
  • Close to Everything
  • Access to Public Transportation
  • Close to Medical Care
  • Eastern Market is right next door
  • Major freeway close by
Cons
  • No Real Residential Areas Here
  • Can Be a Bit Busy and Noisy
  • No living area in district
Recommended for
  • Singles
2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 1/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"This isnt really a neighborhood, just a medical complex"

My former IT career has taken me all over Detroit, and Southwest Michigan. I had an assignment replacing PC's at Hutzel Hospital, so I had to drive into this part of town every day for a few months.

This is just a big, sprawling medical district. Nothing is really here but hospitals and medical institutes. Of course, parking was terrible as usual. If you are not onsite at the crack of dawn, or have a parking pass, you are walking to where you need to go, or paying big time. Wayne State University is nearby, so if you pretty much have to cross over to that area for the basic urban amenities like food, gas, and major roadways.

There is a lot of traffic in this area, as this district employs many people. So I guess it's good for the overall economy of the area. But there is nowhere to live here. Like I mentioned, you have to go to one of outlying areas for housing, like the Wayne State area.

Woodward and I-75 is close by, so you can get in and out pretty easy. Unless there is another accident on I-75, then you are in bumper to bumper traffic.
Pros
  • Major freeway close by
Cons
  • No living area in district
  • Terrible parking
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Students

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