34th Home Tour, 2011

505 North Hamilton Street Comments Off on 505 North Hamilton Street

505 North Hamilton Street

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in 34th Home Tour, 2011

Owner Barry LaRue suspects, based on its exterior design, that this Queen Anne house was built between 1885 and 1889. The Alton E. Lewis family lived in the house for many years. The family probably bought it...

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121 North Huron Street

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in 34th Home Tour, 2011

This spectacular example of a house in the Italian Villa style was built in the early 1870s. It became the home of Dr. John Andrus Watling, the first college-educated dentist to practice in Michigan and one...

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32 South Normal Street

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in 34th Home Tour, 2011

People who regularly drive down West Michigan Avenue have enjoyed watching the transformation of this circa 1893 Queen Anne house into a painted lady that sits high above the intersection of South Normal and...

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7 North Normal Street

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This stately home, built in 1848, has long been a landmark for Ypsilanti residents and may have been designed by the architect who designed the 1840’s Greek Revival house at 218 North Washington Street that...

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314 Hiawatha Street

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011 in 34th Home Tour, 2011

A 1950’s split-level ranch house is typically not what one expects to encounter on a historic home tour. But for Brent Welsh and Adam Levengood it was exactly the type of “historic” rehab project they were...

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