Eminem's childhood home in NE Detroit was abandoned, foreclosed, put up for auction, and torched. Now, it's gone. The home was already slated for demolition, but the Michigan Land Bank (MLB) expedited the process due to the bungalow's increasing popularity. Blame can reasonably be placed on Eminem himself, whose latest album—The Marshall Mathers LP 2—featured the house as the album cover and acknowledged its location on Dresden Street. According to the Free Press, the MLB received over 120 applications to purchase the property, with the highest offer coming in at $5,000. The house will live on via its image on two different album covers, the first of which sold over 10M copies.
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