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At nearly $5 million, downtown penthouse is the most expensive listing in Detroit’s history

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This three-story Westin Book Cadillac condo offers some of the best views in the city

Photos by Stylish Detroit, courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Loft Warehouse

It’s quite an asking price. It’s also quite a penthouse. And at $4.9 million, it’s probably the most expensive single-family listing ever in Detroit.

The extravagant three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 5,143-square-foot residence covers the 29th through 31st floors of the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. The 1924 Neo-Renaissance masterpiece was designed by Louis Kamper and restored in 2008 for around $190 million.

As you’d expect, there’s lots of luxury finishes. The first floor is made of Carrara marble, the second and third floors of hardwood. There’s an antique corbel from the original Book Cadillac as well as a geometric, Art Deco light fixture over the dining room table. It also comes with fireplaces, a freestanding Jacuzzi, Thermador wine coolers, custom built-in cabinetry, and much more.

The second and third floors have a large open space rising 30-feet high, adding to the condo’s grandeur.

But overall, the decor isn’t too splashy. The real reason to own a place like this is for the unparalleled, 360-degree panorama. From this perch, you get a practically unobstructed view of the city as well as details of tops of downtown skyscrapers that are hard to see anywhere else.

But $4.9 million comes to nearly $1,000 per square foot. Owners would also have to pay $2,961 per month in association dues. It last sold in 2016 for $1.2 million, though at the time it was unfinished.

On April 6, there’s a VIP preview for Suite 2905 of the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel.

Westin Book Cadillac Hotel

1114 Washington Boulevard, , MI 48226