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The Barbara Apartments 

Detroit Apartments Near Corktown

Welcome

The Barbara Apartments

Escape the high rents of Corktown Detroit and discover the allure of The Barbara—an iconic historic building offering some of the best views in Southwest Detroit. Built in 1920 during Detroit's boom period, The Barbara exudes timeless elegance and charm, with intricate details that reflect its rich heritage. Step inside and experience the unique character that sets this building apart. Located just steps away from the bustling commercial district and newly formed streetscape of Vernor, The Barbara offers unparalleled access to the vibrant energy of Southwest Detroit. Within walking distance, residents can explore a plethora of popular shops, bars, restaurants, and public transportation options. Nearby attractions include Riverside Park, Clark Park, Taqueria El Rey, El Club, and the Joe Louis Greenway—a scenic route connecting downtown Detroit to Southwest Detroit.

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Floor Plans

Experience the best of Detroit living at The Barbara, where studio and 1-bedroom apartments boast unique features from the original builders alongside modern updates. Inside, you'll find updated appliances, unique kitchen backsplashes, and new cabinetry, creating a perfect blend of historic charm and contemporary convenience.

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Newly Renovated
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Pet Friendly
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Online Resident Portal

Neighborhood

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Unique Shopping
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Neighborhood Restaurants
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Parks & Riverwalk

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