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frank j. hecker mansion, detroit, michigan

justhouses: The Col. Frank J. Hecker House is an imposing example of French Châteauesque style, built in 1888 in Detroit, Michigan.

Detroit, Michigan

Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI - though if you're actually from the area, you ALWAYS call it the Ren Cen :) Comerica Park on the right, Ford Field on the left.

S.S. Kresge Mansion, Detroit, MI. This was the home of the founder of the S.S. Kresge five-and-dime stores that eventually became Kmart. Located in Detroit's Boston-Edison neighborhood, which was the home of the city's elite in the pre WWI era. The Cleveland, OH based firm of Meade and Hamilton designed the home.

Kresge House--Detroit MI Long before there was K-Mart, America shopped at the five-and-dime emporium of S. As a teenager I worked at Kresge's for a summer.

The David Whitney House located at 4421 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Whitneys considerable wealth came from the lumber industry and he used his fortune to construct this expansive stone mansion.  The home featured the first personal use elevator in the city of Detroit and in todays economy would cost over $10 million dollars.  Detroiters today know the building simply as The Whitney, one of midtowns favorite restaurants.

The David Whitney House located at 4421 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Whitney’s considerable wealth came from the lumber industry and he used his fortune to construct this expansive stone mansion. The home featured the first personal use elevator in.

This stately Victorian mansion near downtown Detroit was built and owned by J. L. Hudson, the founder of Hudson Department stores. In 2006 this once abandoned beauty was renovated and turned into a popular bed and breakfast.

This stately Victorian mansion near downtown Detroit was built and owned by J. Hudson, the founder of Hudson Department stores. In 2006 this once abandoned beauty was renovated and turned into a popular bed and breakfast. So glad it was saved.

Italianate Residence of W. C. McMillan, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1905

Residence of W. McMillan was the son of U. Senator McMillan and was named General Manager of Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company in (Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: American Gothic:

Second Home of Henry Ford in the Boston-Edison Neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan USA

The second home of Henry Ford - Boston-Edison Historic District- 558 Edison Street

Briggs Mansion, Detroit, Michigan

Walter O. Briggs Mansion, "Stone Hedge," built in is square feet, with 11 bedrooms and 7 baths. It is located in the Boston-Edison neighborhood of Detroit, MI.

Hecker - Smiley Mansion  Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

Hecker- Smiley Mansion - Built in 1888 by one of Detroit's most well-known and wealthiest citizens, the Col. Frank Hecker House occupies a prominent position on Woodward Avenue

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