Historic 1911 Book Mansion Asks $3.5M in Detroit, Michigan
$3,500,000 | Built 1911 | 14,680 Sq. Ft. | 7 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 0.35 Acres
8469 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214
Designed by architect Louis Kamper and built in 1911 for James Burgess Book Jr., the historic Book Mansion is on the market for $3.5 million in Detroit, Michigan. Listing details: Prestigious Historic Book Mansion, built by James Burgess Book Jr. in 1911, designed by renowned architect, Louis Kamper, is modeled after Marie Antoinette’s Palace, The Petit Trianon, in Versailles. 1st Floor, Great Hall with Greek Pentelikon marble floor & grand Thassos Marble staircase with Italian walnut baluster rail; French Caen stone walls extend to the 3rd floor with 12′ ceilings, Italian limestone columns & ornate plaster medallions; 3 large Reception Rooms & magnificent marble fireplace. Marble kitchen Suite with Butler’s Room, Breakfast Room & Pantry, marble mosaic floors, La Cornue range & antique French cabinetry. Loggia with gold mosaic ceiling & marble floor. 2nd-floor Master Suite with ensuite bathroom, Boudoir, Sitting room with balcony; 3 additional ensuite bedrooms with walk-in closets. 3rd-floor features a Ballroom, Library, Linen Room, additional bedrooms. Full basement. Carriage House with 4 car garage & 2nd floor living quarters. Italian courtyard & two lots developed as the Book Gardens with exotic trees & plants. The Book Mansion is on the market for $3.5 million with Steve Katsaros of KW Metro. Photography by Ryan of Hommati.