Ypsilanti – named after Greek war hero Demetrius Ypsilanti – is a progressive city with a great community vibe and arts scene. Coming for work or play? The locals generally refer to Ypsilanti as “Ypsi”. The history of Ypsi is still present and vibrant in today’s shops, dining and entertainment scene. The downtown area consists of two different districts “Downtown” and “Depot Town.” Only minutes apart they utilize their beautifully preserved historic areas to add interest to the variety of cultures present in the art, music and shopping.
Ypsilanti expands beyond the downtown districts to include 23,000+ acres of public park and recreation areas that help make up the Washtenaw County area. If you are the outdoorsy type, just minutes from town find golfing, mountain biking, canoeing, hiking or natural scenery you can relax in. More the shopping type? Expand your search for the perfect something to neighboring Ann Arbor or head into Detroit for sporting events and concerts.
The City of Ypsilanti has 22,000 residents that keep it going everyday of the week. Come enjoy the scene and all the interesting people who live here. You will find an amazing amount of talent and energy in its residents and business people. Join in.