Elton Park Corktown is an eclectic mix of residences, retail and inviting public spaces at the heart of Detroit’s most historic neighborhood.
Elton Park Corktown isn’t a neighborhood you just pass through. You linger to take it all in, connect with your surroundings and immerse yourself in the abundance of rich experiences. It evokes the unique character of the original neighborhood, inspired by extensive research into the community’s buildings, businesses and inhabitants.
Named after the 19th century park that was located at Elizabeth and 5th Street (lost in the construction of the Lodge Freeway), Elton Park Corktown is the oldest surviving neighborhood in Detroit—which is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This isn’t a neighborhood you just pass through. You linger to take it all in and to connect with your surroundings.
Explore the Diversity of Our Six Buildings
Inspired by the historical warehouses of Corktown, The Robertson was named in honor of George Robertson, the first taxi driver in Detroit to paint black and white checkers on his cab. A four-story building with a brick façade and exposed steel balconies, the building will have first floor retail and bridges that connect to the Checker Building on the second, third and fourth floors. It will have one and two bedroom units ranging in size from 575 sq.ft. to 1,240 sq.ft.
One- and two-bedroom apartments start at $1,065 and $2300, respectively.
The Crawford—which offers a refined aesthetic and sense of airiness—takes its name from Crawford Park, Elton Park’s sister-park, which was also lost to history. The building is five-stories high, with a brick façade evocative of its surroundings in the city. It will include first-floor retail and one and two-bedroom apartment units from 615 sq.ft. to 1,020 sq.ft.
One- and two-bedroom apartments start at $1,065 and $2,400, respectively.