The Boston-Edison district, a historic neighborhood in the center of Detroit, attracted the city's wealthy and most influential automotive and business leaders in the early twentieth century.
In addition to the Fords, the neighborhood was also home to four of the seven Fisher brothers (of the Fisher Body Company) and leaders of Packard, Cadillac, and General Motors.
The Fords' Boston-Edison home is now on its fourth set of owners, who, according to the listing, are "true historians and archivists".
They seemed to have maintained a lot of the home's historical charm!
The landmark property is on the market for $975,000.
With four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 7,263 square feet, the home also boasts:
Beautiful hardwood floors
Original bathrooms with Pewabic tile
Kitchen with original scullery and butler's pantry.
Elaborate gardens and private yard
Carriage house, with additional living and guest space
Take a tour inside and out the historic Henry Ford House in the gallery below!
HISTORIC HENRY FORD MICHIGAN HOME FOR SALE FOR $975K
A landmark in Detroit has hit the market! The home, built in 1908 for automobile magnate Henry Ford is for sale for $975,000. The Fords' Boston-Edison home is now on its fourth set of owners, who, according to the listing, are "true historians and archivists". The 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom home boasts hardwood floors, kitchen with original scullery and butler's pantry, a sleeping porch, elaborate gardens, and a carriage house with additional living space.
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