Conveniently located near I-96, the Evergreen
neighborhood sits about 16 miles from downtown Detroit.
Students may want to look for apartments for rent near Wayne County Community College, but if you prefer to be near the action, check out rentals closer to West 7 Mile Road. This thoroughfare hosts crab shacks, soul food, pizzerias, and Chinese restaurants as well as several shops and small businesses.
To enjoy the outdoors, head to O'Hair Park behind Henry Ford High School, or check out the crowds and their furry friends at the Milan Playfield. O'Hair Park is named for Mrs. Willis Watts O'Hair, an early founder of Detroit's Recreation Commission. The park, which consists of 78 acres, was established in 1947. Milan Playfield is named for Robert Milan, a WWII vet who died in 1994 while shielding a wounded Marine. The park covers 12 acres and features a walking path and mature trees.