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‘Down-to-the-studs’ renovation in La Salle Gardens lists for $389,000

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This home from 1922 has come a long way

Brick home with an offset white front door. There’s a large grassy yard. Photos by Wolf Virtual Reality

We’ve featured a lot of impressive gut renovations lately. This one in La Salle Gardens, which just hit the market for $389,000, is yet another example of a Detroit home brought back from the brink.

Built in 1922, the 2,940-square-foot home just completed an eight-month, down-to-the-studs renovation. “Before” photos show partially boarded up windows, missing walls, and extensive ceiling damage.

The same home in winter with boarded up windows on the first floor and broken windows on the second.
8641 La Salle Boulevard before renovations.
Courtesy of A-Infinity, LLC

As you’d expect, the home now has a completely new roof, gutters, windows, hardwood floors, insulation, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. All the walls are painted white for easy personalization.

You’ll also find a modern kitchen with an island and nicely appointed bathrooms. The master bedroom has some built-in shelving and a walk-out deck overlooking the backyard. The finished third floor could be an artist studio or yet another living space. It also has four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and a detached garage.

8641 La Salle Boulevard is listed with Liz Tintinalli of Real Estate One Dearborn for $389,000.

The living room has a gray couch facing a green-tiled fireplace. There’s a couple of planters in either corner of the room.
A new kitchen with marble countertops and gray-painted cabinets.
The master bedroom has built-in shelves and a closet. The bed faces a gray couch.
Bathroom with subway tiles in the walk-in shower. Through the open door, a bed can be seen. Photos by Wolf Virtual Reality
Finished attic with white floors and walls. There’s an easel with a painting on it in the corner.
At the back of the house there’s bay windows and a deck above.