8.9 out of 10

Palmer Park

42.4196556689546 -83.1122377598251
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Childcare
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Schools
  • Resale or Rental Value
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

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

"A Great Place to Live"

First there's the fact that this neighborhood is of course located right next to Palmer Park and that has a nice draw to it. Then you add to it the fact that this is close to the Detroit Golf Club and that increases its appeal. Then when you figure that it's right off of Woodward, close to University of Detroit, and close to other outdoor recreational areas, you have it all.

This is a nice area of town with beatiful homes that have been kept up with through the years. You have plenty of restaurants, some good nightlife, and even stores located nearby that you can get to easily. It's a nice part of town for just about anyone. It may be slightly more expensive to live here than other areas of town, but many will argue that it's well worth it.

You feel completely safe walking around here and that's a nice draw. It's just one of those parts of town that make you feel good. You can see that work has been put into the upkeep of this community. You can see that the people who live here really care. You can tell that the homes are just as beautiful now as they were years back.

It's all in all a great place to live and a nice spot for just about anyone to enjoy. Highly recommended!
Pros
  • A Great Place for Everything
  • Nice living area in the residential part
  • Plenty of outdoor activities
  • Retail outlets along Woodward
Cons
  • May Be Slightly More Expensive Spot to Live Within
  • Woodward can get hectic when special events take place
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Upscale Detroit - with a golf course view"

Nestled at the intersection of Woodward Avenue and McNichols Road, the Palmer Park neighborhood in Detroit is covers the areas adjacent to two of the city’s major recreational areas – the Detroit Golf Club and Palmer Park. Right next to each other, these two serene expanses of grass provide a needed relief to the drab that can define much of the rest of the city.

This area is among the most upscale in the city, and the Palmer Park community has no shortage of things to do – both within the community, and in the areas around the community. Palmer Park is less than a few miles from the University of Detroit Mercy, and is within a short drive of the many recreational opportunities on campus and around the university. There is no shortage of bars, restaurants, shops and stores, and if these are not to your liking, you can spend a quiet day on the golf course (if you can find a member), or around the park.
Pros
  • Nice living area in the residential part
  • Plenty of outdoor activities
Cons
  • Woodward can get hectic when special events take place
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Here is a another nice neighborhood that I definitely recommend"

My aunt lived with her boyfriend in this area until not too long ago. This is a well-known neighborhood in Detroit that has a lot of nice living areas in the residential zone.

The area of course is named after Palmer Park. The Detroit Golf Club is also right around the corner to this neighborhood. If you are the type that likes outdoor recreation, then this neighborhood might be a perfect match. The Detroit Golf Club is private of course, but the Palmer Park Golf Club is available to the public. I actually played there twice and both times it was a lot of fun.

The main streets that border this neighborhood are McNichols and Woodward Avenue. You can actually see the wooded areas of the park when you drive down Woodward heading south.

You can also find ample public transportation and retail outlets in the area, especially along Woodward. Traffic up and down Woodward can get a little congested, particularly when the State Fair is in town near the end of the summer. But overall it's not too bad. The nearest major freeway would probably be I-75 as far as getting out to the suburbs or downtown. This is definitely another Detroit neighborhood that I highly recommend to anyone.
Pros
  • Plenty of outdoor activities
  • Retail outlets along Woodward
  • Nice living area in the residential part
Cons
  • Woodward can get hectic when special events take place
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 2/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Here is a another nice neighborhood that I definitely recommend"

My aunt lived with her boyfriend in this area until not too long ago. This is a well-known neighborhood in Detroit that has a lot of nice living areas in the residential zone.

The area of course is named after Palmer Park. The Detroit Golf Club is also right around the corner to this neighborhood. If you are the type that likes outdoor recreation, then this neighborhood might be a perfect match. The Detroit Golf Club is private of course, but the Palmer Park Golf Club is available to the public. I actually played there twice and both times it was a lot of fun.

The main streets that border this neighborhood are McNichols and Woodward Avenue. You can actually see the wooded areas of the park when you drive down Woodward heading south.

You can also find ample public transportation and retail outlets in the area, especially along Woodward. Traffic up and down Woodward can get a little congested, particularly when the State Fair is in town near the end of the summer. But overall it's not too bad. The nearest major freeway would probably be I-75 as far as getting out to the suburbs or downtown. This is definitely another Detroit neighborhood that I highly recommend to anyone.
Pros
  • Plenty of outdoor activities
  • Retail outlets along Woodward
  • Nice living area in the residential part
Cons
  • Woodward can get hectic when special events take place
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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