Live like a champion in the former home of the "Brown Bomber," Joe Louis in Detroit.

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Detroit's Boston Edison neighborhood has been home to Henry Ford, Barry Gordy of Motown fame and world heavyweight champion boxer Joe Louis. It is the "Brown Bomber's" former home that has just hit the real estate market.

Own a piece of a history in the Boston Edison Historic District. Former home to boxing legend Joe Louis, this home has been completely renovated, preserving historic gems along the way. With 4 large bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, dining room, breakfast room & study in 2433 square feet. A fireplace sits in the living room & leads into the dining room through original lead-glass pocket doors, wainscoting, crown molding & original built-ins.

The kitchen features granite counter tops, new cabinets, butler’s pantry, tile back splash, stainless appliances & floored with marble tiles. Baths shine with custom tile work, European shower doors, restored claw foot tub & modern vanities. An exterior of brick & stucco, a new roof w/ gutter system, large covered front & back porches, original grand entrance way, outdoor fireplace & a large city yard. Plumbing & electrical panel, 2 furnace heating system, patrolled alarm company, camera system and preserved original windows.

I was surprised to see the house in the middle of the block- shouldn't it be on a corner?