Buzz is building about Hubbard Farms, Corktown’s neighbor(ish) to the west.
Hubbard Farms is a small community in Southwest Detroit. A mix of stately Victorian homes, brick apartment buildings and multi-family properties, this neighborhood has long been home to a diverse mix of residents. With the hot housing scene in nearby Corktown driving up housing prices, Hubbard Farms is attracting lots of interest from buyers and renters looking for a home on the west side of town, not too far from downtown.
The Nitty Gritty
Single-family home prices range fromabout $75,000-$150,000. If you’re willing to go a few blocks outside the core historic district, or do some renovations, properties can be had for less than $50,000.
With a large inventory of multi-family homes and apartment buildings, rentals can be found for around $400 for smaller, basic units and about $1,000 for a larger home or townhome. Check Craigslist, or ask a neighbor for listings. Lots of the best listings get posted on this tight-knit neighborhood’s LISTSERV.
Check It Out
- The Hotel Yorba (4020 Lafayette Blvd) at the foot of Clark Park inspired the White Stripes song of the same name.
- A former police station at W. Vernor Highway and 21st Street has been converted into artists’ space and Detroit Farm and Garden for of all your garden and landscaping needs.
- Evie’s Tamales, offering $.99 breakfast burritos, every day of the week!