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Detroit's Awesome, Slightly Dilapidated Version of Venice

On the far eastern side of Detroit, one of the last blocks before the border to the city of Grosse Point Park is a somewhat odd but wonderful anomaly— an island! Klenk street is a dead-end street surrounded by Detroit's canals and accessible by a bridge. It's hidden from the Detroit river by the strip of land that holds Mariner Park. Here you'll find simple homes with all the water access of Italy's Venice and none of the pomp and circumstance. It may not be an architecture enthusiasts dream but it is the boat enthusiasts heaven— we could not count a single home without a boat dock and most have several. Right now there is at least one listing for canal-lovers: 14620 Klenk Street is asking $133 K. · 14620 Klenk Street, Detroit MI 48215 [Trulia]