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You Can Live in Frida Kahlo's Old Detroit Building For $334K


The Park Shelton, famously home to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in Detroit, has several units up for grabs. The 3-tower structure was designed by the architectural firm of Weston and Ellington and originally opened as the residential Wardell Hotel in 1926. Today, many of the 20s features remain, including exterior sculptures and friezes by artist Corrado Parducci. It's easy to see why Frida and Diego chose the spot—the building occupies a choice corner where Kirby Street meets Woodward Avenue. Before its conversion to residential flats, the hotel counted George Burns and Bob Hope among its guests.

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