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Rivertown: Top Neighborhood in Detroit | Apartments near Belle Isle

Rivertown is a unique neighborhood in Detroit just east of Downtown. When you live here, you can enjoy all the conveniences of living in a central location along with stunning views and easy access to outdoor recreation. The perfect place to call home in this district is City Club Apartments Lafayette Park, our apartments near Belle Isle that provide all you may want or need. Rivertown is ranked in the top 12 neighborhoods in Detroit, and there is a great reason for it! Learn all about why you should find your home in this unique area below and schedule your tour to our community to see more.

Why Live in Rivertown, Detroit?

This riverside neighborhood in Detroit provides a dense feel since it’s so close to Downtown. You can still enjoy the perks of a walkable neighborhood, beautiful, panoramic views of the city and the river, as well as an abundance of entertainment. Niche ranked this area in the top 12 of best neighborhoods for young professionals in Detroit, best neighborhoods to live in Detroit, and most diverse neighborhoods in Detroit, so you can rest assured you’ll have a quality living experience here.

If you enjoy being outdoors, this is truly the best neighborhood in Detroit. The nearby Dequindre Cut Greenway is perfect for cyclists, and the Riverwalk is just down the street. The parks, water sports, and river views will create an oasis for anyone who loves outdoor activities. On top of this, there are also numerous shopping options, unique restaurants, and more, so you’ll have no shortage of spaces to explore. This, paired with an easy commute and the proximity to Downtown, will offer a live of ease for any Rivertown resident.

Top 7 Things to Do in Rivertown

  1. Visit Belle Isle Park

Belle Isle is a must-see for residents of Rivertown. The Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory will allow you to learn something new with each visit, but the other, outdoor spaces provide opportunity for more entertainment. You can head to sunset point for a picnic with views of Downtown and the river, go to one of the many piers to fish, head to the beach over the summer, or even enjoy water sports like kayaking, paddle boarding, and more. No matter what you enjoy, you will love Belle Isle Park, and it’s very close to our apartments!

  1. Explore the Detroit Riverwalk

The Detroit Riverwalk is the perfect way to support the community and enjoy the amazing space they have created. You can walk down the path, soak in the views, get some exercise, and sit at the café for a bite to eat and a drink, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy! The whole family is sure to have a blast since there is a playground as well.

  1. Head to the Outdoor Adventure Center

This unique space is near our apartments near Belle Isle and is a great place to spend a day! Kids will love the simulators, waterfall exhibit, and a DNR airplane, while everyone will enjoy their regular events. The running club, archery classes, and other events provide the perfect opportunity to learn something new and get to know other Detroit residents!

  1. William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor

This state park provides access to both the Detroit Riverwalk and the Dequindre Cut Greenway, so you can get anywhere in the city from here. Whether you want to have a riverfront picnic, fish by the shore, or walk along the river, you will love this beautiful park.

  1. Get Groceries at Meijer Rivertown Market and Harbortown Market

We are conveniently located next to two, gourmet grocery stores where you can get quality ingredients to stock your pantry at Lafayette Park. Harbortown Market has many local options, while Meijer has numerous grocery options, in-house sushi, a great wine selection, and more. No matter what ingredient you’re looking for, you’ll find it at one of these nearby stores. However, you can also visit Lafayette Foods, Family Fair Marketplace, and more for other options.

  1. Try all the Restaurants

Don’t forget to eat out and try all the restaurants that surround you! Atwater Brewery & Tap House has great craft beers, and you can walk right next to it to Andrews on the Corner for some amazing food. With everything from The Rattlesnake Club to PizzaPapalis of Rivertown nearby, you will have no shortage of dining options to choose from.

  1. Head to Downtown

One of the greatest perks of living in Rivertown is our amazing location next to Downtown. You can enjoy all the venues, local sports, and an easy commute, all while avoiding harsh traffic and getting stunning views. You will love all this area holds!

Learn About Our Apartments for Rent in Detroit!

When you come home to our apartments near Belle Isle, you can enjoy all these perks as well as a variety of amazing floor plans to choose from. Whether you want upscale living in a penthouse or a more relaxed living experience, you will love our 1 bedroom layouts! This, paired with our stunning, on-site amenities, will offer each resident a life of ease. Schedule your tour to City Club Apartments Lafayette Park to find your new home today!

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