When the homeowners were looking for an Up North feel in suburban Detroit, they found the perfect spot just minutes outside of downtown Brighton.
Located on storied Woodward Avenue, the Shinola Hotel renovated two historic buildings -- the old T.B. Rayl & Co. sporting goods and hardware store and a former Singer sewing machine store -- and built three new ones with a nod to the architecture of Detroit’s past.
In Bloomfield Hills is a French Country Traditional home with fascinating design elements in every room. To build this exclusive respite, the homeowners partnered with Jeff Dotson of J. William Construction, and together they created an exceedingly detailed home that combines old favorites with new inspiration.
In a home that required modifications for wheelchair-accessible living, J & J Concepts created a space in which form followed function, ensuring that the homeowners would be forever comfortable in their forever home.
From the custom-cut natural limestone exterior around the windows down to the climate-controlled wine cellar, it’s a shining example of a balance between formal and modern. The house dazzles with clean lines and warm wood, formal gardens, and absolutely nothing run of the mill.
The exterior is stacked stone and cedar shake siding stained the color of the ocean. It has six bedrooms, four full and two half baths, and is 4,800 square feet of pure bliss - not to mention the 2,600-square-foot finished basement
Before they built this effortlessly cool, “soft modern” home, the homeowners had seen AZD homes in the area. “They have a special look,” says the homeowner
Built over 100 years ago, the prestigious Detroit Athletic Club, a seven-story edifice designed by famed architect Albert Kahn, is still standing strong, and so is the membership within it. Executive manager Ted Gillary credits this to a number of factors, the most important being the community. “We have built a community that creates relationships, a place where people find a home,” he says.
They called on Chad Nightingale and his team at Nightingale Co. in Rochester to bring their vision to life and help transform this outdated and somewhat neglected house into a light-filled, spacious, and remarkable Mid-Century Modern home...
On the corner of two streets named after early-1900s Pontiac real estate developers, a modest 86-year-old home was carefully deconstructed to make way for a new home. The tired bungalow had lived its life...