Historic House Listings

Sold. John Ford, Jr. House, Circa 1923 in Detroit, Michigan. Over 7,000 square feet. $349,000

April 29, 2021

This could be an amazing tudor revival with some work! Demo work has been done. This home was built for John Ford, Jr is 1923. It is located in Detroit, Michigan in the Historic Berry Subdivision. The home features huge fireplaces, hardwood floors, wainscoting, beautiful windows, and arched entryways. The home is situated within walking distance to the Detroit riverfront. Nine bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 7,538 square feet. $349,000

Contact Hubert Jason Hill with Historic Realty Detroit: 313-752-0533

From the Zillow listing:


This is an extraordinary Restoration Opportunity in Detroit’s Historic Berry Sub! Designed by Robert O. Derrick for John Ford, Jr. in 1923. Historic Berry Sub | Tudor Revival | 7538 sf | 6-9 bedrooms | 4 full bathrooms | 1 half bath | 4 Fireplaces | built in 1923. This is a true rehab! Set in the heart of the historic district, steps from Stanton Park, the Manoogian Mansion official home to Detroit mayors and the Detroit Riverfront. Much of the demo work is done with important original details preserved in preparation for the next chapter. New plans include First fl: chef’s kitchen, laundry, elevator, 3 fireplaces. Second fl: 4 beds, Master bedroom suite with fireplace, walk-in shower and soaking tub, dressing room and exercise room. Third Fl: 2 beds, full bath and Lounge/Loft with rooftop access and potential for deck. Lower Level: Billiard/Cigar Lounge, Wet Bar, Wine Room, Steam Room with shower and full bath. Beautiful garden with mature trees on a double lot.


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