Life at Lafayette West


Situated perfectly between Eastern Market and the Detroit Riverfront, Lafayette West offers a distinctive city location unlike any other.

Directly adjacent to Downtown Detroit, the tranquil nature of the community is perfectly balanced by its close proximity to many of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Residents of Lafayette West find themselves within minutes of Greektown, the Central Business District, Midtown, New Center, and The District Detroit‘s collection of sports and entertainment venues. Nature lovers will enjoy the Dequindre Cut, an award-winning recreational greenway that connects the Detroit Riverwalk with Eastern Market and provides easy pedestrian access to one of the city’s greatest amenities – beautiful Belle Isle State Park. Finally, easy access to all major expressways and an abundance of alternative transit options like MoGo bikes, a nearby Share Cars, the People Mover, and the QLINE mean you’re always able to stay connected, no matter where `you’re headed.


Life In Balance

Health and wellness are core pillars of life at Lafayette West. This five-acre urban campus, immediately surrounded by the lush confines of Lafayette Park, provides a holistic lifestyle that is built around a suite of wellness-inspired amenities including a walking path, in-ground pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center. Significant investments in energy efficiency and sustainability have been made to preserve the planet’s resources as well as those of our residents.

With equipment including treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, and strength training stations, Lafayette West offers something for all residents. Whether your goal is weight loss, strength training, cardio fitness, or overall wellbeing, we’ve got you covered. Beyond the confines of the fitness center, residents will find their lives enhanced daily by the community’s tranquil green spaces and beautiful natural amenities — indeed, Lafayette West maintains a serene, calming atmosphere unheard of in most urban neighborhoods.

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Pet Positive

Rare in the market, Lafayette West is completely pet-friendly and provides a comfortable environment for our furry friends.

Unlike many other communities, Lafayette West encourages residents to make themselves a home for them and their pets. Get your pup groomed at our on-site pet spa, or meet some of the other residents at our pet park and dog run, as well as extensive walking paths and parks nearby.


Contemporary Comforts

At its core, Lafayette West is contemporary — in its architecture, atmosphere, and aesthetic.

Awash with natural light and rich with warm interior design cues, the Residences at Lafayette West feel immediately like home. Each carefully curated residence is appointed with high-end finishes and refined details. throughout — including floor-to-ceiling windows, flexible modern floorplans, and designer kitchens and baths. Extensive upgrade packages are available to those seeking further customization.


Smart Living

Lafayette West’s cutting-edge Smart Home automation technology provides speed, convenience, safety, and reliability while helping residents save big on energy costs.

  • One gigabyte, high-speed fiber throughout the building connects residents to the world in an instant, enabling you to live, work, and play without leaving home.
  • Smart thermostats allow you remote access to change temperature settings from anywhere through the app.
  • Device hubs allow communication between smart devices on your network - locks, thermostats, lights, plugs, sensors and more.
  • Smart plugs control your lights and small appliances and help monitor and automate energy consumption.
  • Leak detectors give you peace of mind knowing your possessions remain damage-free.
  • Smart locks provide control over who has access to your home through digital credential setup. Receive real-time notification from the app every time your door is accessed.
  • Voice assistance technology connects you to your devices for ease of use and hands-free convenience.