Old West Side

Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Ann Arbor

Price Range

$256,800 – $575,000


600 – 3,150

Old West Side - Ann Arbor's Most Iconic Neighborhood

The Old West Side has long held it's reign as one of Ann Arbor's most desirable neighborhoods. Bounded by Pauline Blvd., 7th Avenue, Crest, W. Huron, and South Main Street, it blends into the downtown area so everything is within walking distance. The tree-lined streets offer sidewalks for greater walkability to the Big House football stadium, Washtenaw Dairy, Jefferson Market, Blank Slate Creamery, Argus Farm Stop, schools, parks, restaurants, shops, entertainment, and the University of Michigan.

The area was originally purchased by William Maynard in 1845 who then divided it into buildable parcels. In the economic boom following the Civil War, home construction in this area was steady and continued through the 1960's with a few homes built from the 1970's to the present. Home styles widely vary and include Queen Ann Victorian, Craftsman, Tudor, Traditional, Bungalow, and Cape Cod situated on average sized city lots that are narrow in width with deep back yards. Many of the homes have been remodeled with new and trendy features while retaining the original hardwood flooring, trim, doors, and fixtures or some combination. You will find beautiful gardens, front sitting porches, detached garages, and even a few carriage houses still intact.

The Old West Side is an Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1972. It has an active association, organized in 1967, that holds community events, distributes a newsletter, promotes neighborhood conservation, and is a resource for homeowners. You can learn more about them here: http://oldwestside.org/

For more information on the Old West Side neighborhood or to get instant notification of new listings in this popular area, contact the Ann Arbor Real Estate specialists with The Bouma Group today at 734-761-3060 or info@bouma.com.

Old West Side Market Statistics - Updated February 2021

Old West Side
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 YTD
Units Sold 35 38 27 31 37 34 43 35 36 34 32 33 25 1
Avg Sale Price $263,209 $240,568 $285,400 $252,421 $236,573 $311,154 $330,921 $358,321 $391,958 $417,885 $465,750 $455,005 $500,096 $485,000
Price/SF $193.89 $170.49 $174.99 $188.68 $195.44 $239.63 $231.98 $260.67 $278.03 $303.09 $323.24 $335.13 $341.91 $245.94


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