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Revamped 1870s Detroit Apartment Shows Off Vintage Style

From vacant property to cozy, stylish home

We have to admit: exposed brick looks pretty darn good in this one-bedroom apartment in Detroit's oldest existing neighborhood, Corktown. Spotlighted in a recent home tour on Design Sponge, the oddly angled space sits on the second floor of a circa-1870 industrial building, the ground level of which conveniently hosts a vintage goods shop owned by the couple who lives in this compact, but stylish home. Most of the furnishing and decor found here were are second-hand, either purchased or gifted. Some highlights? A swell midcentury side table in the bedroom and Milo Baughman sofa in the living area—both scored on Craigslist. The coatrack in the kitchen traces its origins to a Detroit firehouse. See the whole story and gallery on here.