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This Weekend | Open Houses in Detroit’s Historic Boston Edison Neighborhood

About Boston Edison

The Boston–Edison Historic District is a historic neighborhood located in the geographic center of Detroit, Michigan. It consists of over 900 homes, which includes some of the most historic mansions.

Many significant and famous people have lived in the neighborhood, including Henry Ford, the Fisher families, Joe Lewis, Bary Gordy (founder of Motown Records), the Kresge family (founder of K-Mart) and many more.

The Boston Edison neighborhood is one of the largest residential historic districts in the nation. and was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1973 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. The Boston Edison neighborhood has seen significant growth over the past few years and is positioned for significant growth over the next years as the Q-Line expands its service and the New Center and North End continue to develop.

235 Arden Park
Open House | Sunday, November 3rd 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

4,700 SF | 4 Bedroom | 3 1/2 Bath | Amazing Historic Details

Own a piece of Detroit history! 235 Arden Park originally built in 1914 for John A. Bryant founder of the Bryant and Detwiler Company one of Detroit’s most significant construction firms in the early 1900’s. The estate is a fully restored 4,700 SF home located is the historic neighborhood of Arden Park. Entering the home you are welcomed with incredible woodwork, Pewabic tile, historic plaster work, refinished original hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen, large en suite master bathroom with walk in shower and free standing soaker tub, 2nd floor laundry with shaker style cabinets and granite countertops and much more… The historic home is off Woodward halfway between Ferndale and Downtown Detroit within a short bike ride to the emerging New Center area and Q-Line.

Click here to see full listing and photos or to schedule a private showing.

1615 Chicago Blvd
Open House | Sunday November 3rd 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

2986 SF | 5 Bedroom | 2 1/2 Bath | Great Open Floor plan

Welcome home to a completely restored 5 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home located in the historic neighborhood of Boston Edison. The restoration was performed in a way to retain the historic integrity of the home while bringing many modern amenities sought after by todays buyers. Walking into the home you will notice a large gourmet kitchen on your right that has been opened to the dining room for entertaining. To your left is the formal living room with restored fireplace with historic “fish tile” surround. Traveling to the second floor you will find a restored guest bathroom with subway tile surround, glass shower doors and beautiful penny tile floor. To your right is a large master suite with master bathroom that includes a double vanity, large walk in shower and elegant soaker tub to release the stress of the day. For homeowner convenience, washer and dryer hook ups have also been installed on 2nd floor. $5000 gift card of buyers choice at closing with an accepted offer.

Click here to see the full listing and photos or to schedule a private showing.

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Lisa Virkus

I’m Lisa Virkus, Founder of Realty in the D. We currently have $2.8 Million in Active Listings. Click here to see all of our Active Listings.

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Lisa Virkus

Detroit is one of the fastest growing real estate markets in the country. The issue is there are not enough Realtors who actually know the market and which neighborhoods are the safest and poised for the best growth. This is why I founded Realty in the D. I live in one of Detroit's historic neighborhoods and have been selling real estate in Detroit for almost a decade. I know the Detroit market, which neighborhoods are hot and which neighborhoods are the next to become hot! Whether you're looking to buy or sell your next home I would be happy to help you! 

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