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From three historic neighborhoods to modern downtown lofts and cottages, senior living, and riverfront living, there are all kinds of options for living in downtown Decatur, Alabama.

Living downtown is safe and restaurants, shops, museums, and parks are all within an easy walking distance. With more and more events, music, parades, and museums, living in Downtown Decatur gives puts you in the middle of a quaint downtown that is increasingly modern and lively with plenty to do, and with less congestion than a larger city.

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Old Decatur Historic District

This historic district is located closest to the museums, river, and Bank Street shopping district. Contact a local realtor to learn what is available in this district.

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Albany Historic District

This historic district is centered around the beautiful Delano Park, adjacent to downtown and close to the Second Avenue shopping district and the Princess Theatre. Contact a local realtor to learn what is available in this district.

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Old Town Historic District

Old Town played a vital part in the city’s history. The first lot sold in 1821 before the city incorporated in 1826. During Reconstruction, the neighborhood emerged politically, economically and educationally. Many prominent African American citizens resided here.

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Downtown Lofts

Many downtown properties have been renovated, with loft apartments tucked away over retail shops. Ten modern one and two bedroom loft apartments with exposed brick and wood floors are located at 307 2nd Avenue. An estimated 30+ downtown lofts and apartments are in downtown Decatur. Check with the Downtown Redevelopment Authority or a local realtor for other available downtown loft apartments.

McGhee Square

Located just off of historic Bank Street in beautiful downtown Decatur, Alabama, McGhee Square offers modern townhome living complete with rooftop neighborhood views.

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Senior Living

From City Center Village located on historic Bank Street, to Riverside Senior Living located by the River and Rhodes Ferry Park, seniors live within walking distance of events, shops, and restaurants.

Riverfront Homes & Apartments

If living on the Tennessee River is what you are looking for, there are homes and apartments available. These properties tend to go fast. Check with a local realtor to find available options.