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Mies-Designed Townhouse in Detroit Goes on Sale for $225K

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Alert all Mies van der Rohe fans! A townhouse in the famous modernist's Lafayette Park complex in Detroit, Michigan has just hit the market for $225K. Per the listing, the three-bedroom, 1,400-square-foot pad comes with a series of updates by current owners, including soapstone and solid walnut butcher block counter tops, custom cabinets, glass shower, roller shade, "polished and stained cement floors," high-end appliances, and a partially finished basement. According to Curbed Detroit, the homes in the Mies-designed district have been steadily rising in demand and cost. Sales in 2011 and 2012 were commonly in the $80K-$90K range. By 2013, asking prices were consistently over $100K, and last September, a Mies co-op closed for a record-busting $165K. With this $227K ask, perhaps, in fact, it is more that is more...

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