Lakewood Apartments for Rent
Lakewood, OhioThe city of Lakewood, Ohio is a located in Cuyahoga County and has a population of approximately 59,000. It is a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio.
Real Estate and Apartments for Rent in Lakewood, OhioThere are plenty of apartments for rent in Lakewood. Lakewood's Gold Coast, along Edgewater Drive, is a densely populated row of luxury high-rise apartment and condominium buildings. Madison Village, an area in southeast Lakewood that consists of art and record stores, has a progressive or counterculture atmosphere and is a popular spot to rent an apartment.
Birdtown (also known as Bird's Nest) is a very well-known 8-street residential district with homes and apartments. It's located on the southeast side of the Lakewood and was built specifically for the workers of the nearby Union Carbide company in the 1890's. The houses are distinctive and most of the streets are named after birds. Birdtown was recently designated a National Register Historic District.
Apartments are also for rent on the eastern edge of Lakewood blends smoothly with Cleveland's Edgewater neighborhood to create a culturally diverse district that comprises two cities, known as "The Edge: Two Cities, One Neighborhood". There are other apartments throughout Lakewood within the city limits and in more suburban areas to suit any needs.
Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Lakewood, OhioLakewood Park is one of the largest lakefront parks in Ohio and features a live concert stage, outdoor swimming pool, picnic pavilions, basketball, baseball, volleyball, and a skate park. In May of 2006, the city of Lakewood added a paved bicycle/jogging trail that loops the entire park and a lakefront boardwalk that offers outstanding views of the Cleveland skyline.
The Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks System forms part of the city's western border. The Lakewood Dog Park is located next to the Metroparks, in the Rocky River valley.
Lakewood Public Library has won numerous awards and has several branches throughout the city. Culture is alive in Lakewood with the Beck Center for the Arts, the largest cultural arts center in Northeast Ohio. Art galleries include Bela Dubby (art gallery and coffee shop), the Pop Shop (pop art), the Dead Horse Gallery, the Local Girl Gallery and the Wobblefoot Gallery. Lakewood boasts a very popular bar scene up and down both Madison Avenue and Detroit Avenue.
Lakewood, Ohio EducationLakewood is an excellent place to rent an apartment if you have family because of the high quality of education for its residents. There are educational opportunities for parochial schools, job specific training, and public education. There are two high schools in Lakewood, St. Edward High School and Lakewood High School.
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