What Can You Rent for Under $2,000 in Corktown?

These apartments will give you unrivaled access to the historic and industrial-chic Corktown as well as its vibrant culinary and cultural scene.

Detroit’s Corktown has an unrivaled historic and industrial-chic appeal as well as a vibrant culinary and cultural scene. It’s home to some of the city’s best shops and restaurants — like the Black-owned restaurant Ima, owned by Chef Mike Ransom who is famous for his Japanese-influenced palate. Recently, the area has seen a new renaissance as one of the city’s prime residential, shopping and gastronomic destinations. If you’re in the market to rent a new crib, check out these apartments you can lease for less than $2,000 a month.

1. A Townhouse with Pristine Hardwood Floors — $1,600

A townhouse with pristine hardwood floors. Photo courtesy of Zillow.

Hardwood floors, spacious kitchen, gas stove top, dishwasher and laundry hook-up all come with this for-rent, two-bedroom townhouse at 1845 Leverette St. It’s just a short walk to some of the best shops and restaurants in Corktown. Pets aren’t allowed in this apartment, however.

2. A Townhouse with Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Counter Tops — $1,800

A townhouse with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Photo courtesy of Zillow.

Just located near the cheapest rental apartment on this list, this townhouse on 1849 Leverette St. features a newly renovated kitchen fitted with stainless steel appliances — an oven with a stovetop, microwave and dishwasher. It also features forced-air, central air conditioning. And just like the first townhouse, this rental is close to the best of what Corktown has to offer. Pets are also not allowed, however.

3. A Condo with Front Seat Views of Comerica Park — $1,800

A condo with front seat views to the Corner Ballpark, formerly Tiger Stadium. Photo courtesy of Zillow.

Get front seat views to the entire Comerica Ballpark, from the shared, 4th-floor rooftop patio of this townhouse-turned-condominium. This townhouse for rent was just renovated into a condo last 2020 and this particular unit features a kitchen spacious enough for intimate dinner parties with a large island offering communal space for food and conversation. It also comes with a large master bedroom with a full bathroom, a tub and a walk-in closet.

4. A Luxury Open Floor Apartment at Elton Park — Starts at $1,500

A luxury apartment at Elton Park. Photo courtesy of Zillow.

Located in the heart of downtown Detroit’s most historic Corktown District, The Elton Park Apartments in Detroit offers a collection of new luxury and loft apartments. Before the building was renovated and fitted with the new homes, the design team conducted in-depth research into the community’s original buildings, businesses, and people to let the new apartments reflect the distinct architectural language of the area. The building offers one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, and loft apartments for rent starting at $1,500 and going up to $2,500. Covered parking as well as free street parking are also available.

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