College Heights - An Iconic Ypsilanti Neighborhood

Welcome to College Heights, a popular neighborhood nestled near Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, the community offers a unique blend of vintage charm and modern conveniences, making it an ideal place to call home.

Home styles in College Heights are truly one-of-a-kind and include a mix of traditional Craftsman, Colonial, mid-century, and Tudor-style architecture. Many of the homes boast original features along with recent modern updates. The neighborhood's tree-lined streets and lush landscaping create a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for quiet walks or afternoon strolls.

Homeowners enjoy a host of amenities that add to the community's overall appeal. The local parks, with Candy Cane Park at the center, offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, from sports fields and playgrounds to picnic areas and walking trails. A variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes are just a short distance away, providing easy access to everything residents need. Just to the north is the Ypsilanti Corridor of the Border-to-Border trail that extends 11.67 miles from Gallup Park to Ford Lake. It will eventually connect from Stockbridge to Belleville with gorgeous views for walking, running, and biking.


College Heights is located just north of Washtenaw Avenue and east of Hewitt. It is ideally situated near major highway I-94 , making it easy to access the wider metro area. Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan and several major employers, is just a short drive away, while Detroit is also within easy reach. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and the EMU Sports facilities are right around the corner with historic Depot Town within walking distance.

Residents receive Ypsilanti city services and pay city taxes while children attend Ypsilanti Community Schools which are also in close proximity. To learn more about the College Heights neighborhood or to be notified when a new listing hits the market, contact the real estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or

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