The College Cultural Neighborhood is located in the heart of Genesee County.
Living in this neighborhood places you within walking distance or a short drive from everything you need for your lifestyle.
The neighborhood is a place for you and your family and friends to walk, bike and run. There are three parks and two tennis courts in the neighborhood, with easy access to the Flint River Trail bike path.
The neighborhood is home to Flint’s crown jewel – the Flint Cultural Center. Offering high quality art, music, dance and dramatic performances, this campus of museums, education and performing arts facilities includes the Flint Institute of Arts, the Flint Institute of Music, Longway Planetarium, Sloan Museum and the Whiting. Other cultural treasures
include the Flint Public Library, Woodside Church and Applewood Estate – the historic home of the Charles Stewart Mott family. Mott Community College, adjacent to the neighborhood and cultural campus, offers residents lifelong learning opportunities, a library, art gallery, and services such as a dental school, salon and restaurant.
Downtown Flint’s reenergized core features great restaurants, numerous festivals, major events and concerts and the beautiful riverside campus of the University of Michigan-Flint.
Services such as barber and beauty shops, banks, grocery stores and restaurants are an easy walk or short drive away. The nearby Flint Farmers’ Market provides fresh local food and serves as a community meeting spot. Living in the neighborhood provides easy access via freeways
to the rest of the county and beyond.
Residents of the College Cultural Neighborhood take the concept of being a good neighbor seriously.
The people living in this tightly knit community represent a diverse collection of artists, educators, medical professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners, community leaders, individuals and families who love living in a strong neighborhood. Some have been residents for decades, while others are young professionals and families working to build a stronger Flint.
When you talk to the people who live in the College Cultural Neighborhood, the spirit that emerges is that of neighbors helping neighbors. Residents demonstrate the commitment, energy and political will to address needs in the neighborhood and the community at large. Through the active and effective College Cultural Neighborhood Association, community volunteers manage successful beautification projects, security and other neighborhood priorities.
Neighborhood gatherings and social events provide opportunities to meet your neighbors and neighborhood leaders. Neighbors spontaneously meet and greet on front lawns
and sidewalks, creating relationships and bringing meaning to community.
College Cultural neighbors are engaged, involved, and neighborly!