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Old 05-08-2008, 10:23 AM
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Well I was born and raised here and my honest opinion would be to move either Downtown Detroit or out of the city...but rent downtown will be 850$ for a small unit on the low end...Now Where on the East side of Detroit unless you want to live in the more expensive Indian Village which is only 5-6 blocks deep and Hell awaits you when you leave those 6 blocks...Same goes for the west side of Detroit For the Palmer Park, Rosedale, Boston Edison Districts...You should try Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park are all very expensive and close to detroit on the river going north of Downtown Detroit...Livonia (25 mins away from Downtown Detroit), Redford (10 mins away from Downtown Detroit), Canton(30 mins away from Downtown Detroit), Novi(25 mins away from Downtown Detroit),Northville(35 mins away from Downtown Detroit), Royal Oak(Hip Artsy District Gay Friendly 15 mins away from Downtown Detroit), Ferndale(same as Royal Oak) Hopes this helps you...Wait...In My opinion Warren, Southfield, Sterling Heights and parts of Roseville are where the Detroiters go to get away from the city
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Old 01-23-2009, 12:49 AM
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Detroit is very affordable compared to other large northern cities. $150,000 can easily get you a house in most suburban communities, housing sizes and styles will of course range in age and size. If you're looking for a "family-oriented" area I probably wouldn't suggest the city proper. The city doesn't offer a large array of amenities for families, and property taxes are outrageously high for the severe lack of services the city of Detroit offers . If you're looking for good schools and a "family-oriented" area you have a quite a few possible options. The Grosse Pointes are known for exceptional public schools and offer great parks and public spaces. The downside may be the lack of ethnic diversity in the area. This area has been known for moderate levels of racial tension and intolerance, so that may be something to consider before settling here. Huntington Woods is a highly desirable area located a few miles north of Detroit proper. Huntington Woods belongs to Berkley school district which is home to above average schools. This area is home to a large Jewish community as well as a decent size gay and lesbian community. This area is in general more liberal and tolerant than the Grosse Pointes. There are many other areas to consider, but these were the first that came to mind.
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:03 PM
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Indian Village in Pontiac?? Indian Village is in Detroit. And I think that the thread asked for nice places in DETROIT.
There is an "Indian Village" area in Pontiac where the streets have nice Indian names between Orchard Lake / JOhnson / m-59 / Valkye (sp)

Ain't Pontiac a suburb of the D?
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