1247 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 | Toll Free: 877.826.1027



Expressions of Detroit River Days

Detroit River Days is a great time to see all that downtown has to offer. There are rides for kids, the river walk fountains, vendors, performers, artists, tours of ships, and of course beautiful views of the Detroit [...]
Slide 1

The Neighborhood of Downtown Detroit

When you live at the Lofts of Merchants Row, year round sporting events are at your door step...check out a Detroit Tiger baseball game at Comerica Park or a football game at Ford Field.

Do you enjoy the arts? Monday could be a concert at the Fox Theater; Wednesday a play at The Gem; and Friday, a high-energy concert at the Fillmore Theater – your life will be energized and filled with excitement.

Feeling lucky? Try the odds at the Greektown, MGM or Motor City Casinos. Feeling Hungry? Try Detroit's Famous Lafeyette and American Coney Island restaurants, fine gourmet dining such as Coach Insignia or the Rattlesnake Club are only blocks from your new home.

  • The Lofts of Merchants Row is located on Woodward Avenue – in the heart of the Campus Martius Development in Downtown Detroit.
  • Merchants Row is one block from the Compuware Global Headquarters and the Hard Rock Café.
  • Campus Martius Park is located just down the street to make walking your dog, recreational activities and exercise convenient and minutes away.
  • Merchants Row is less than one mile from MGM and Greektown casinos – the ultimate entertainment experience with luxury hotels, casinos, signature restaurants, rejuvenating spa, first class entertainment and the hottest nightlife in the city.

How to Hit it Out of the Park with House-Guests in Detroit!

Last year at this time, I thought I was going to face an interesting challenge. My 17-year-old niece was coming from Puerto Rico to stay with me for a week in Detroit. Factors that led me to believe this would be a challenge:  Factor #1: Thus far on the Cactus-to-Fern-to-Dog-to-Child trajectory of [...]


The First-Time Renter’s Shopping List

There’s a lot to think about the first time you move into your own place — even if you’ve lived in a dorm for a few years, the college provides an awful lot that you might never consider. So in order to make sure that the first-time renters of the world don’t miss anything vital, we’ve [...]


A Canvas of Life: Art Openings, Intersections, and the Beauty of Living in Detroit!

There is absolutely no question that an Opening Night at Library Street Collective is a not-to-miss event and I’m excited about each and every one far in advance. And their upcoming Opening, on Friday, July 25th, promises to stay true to this. But I’ve been excited about this show—Sleep: The Science and the [...]