James V. Campbell House, 261 Alfred St, Brush Park Detroit

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    Here's another one that made it through. Just down the street from the Ransom Gillis House, it has been rehabilitated, hopefully for another century or so.

    In 2004, from whitewall buick:
    www.flickr.com/photos/37603091@N02/3484963784/in/faves-he...

    And as originally built:
    www.flickr.com/photos/37603091@N02/3551907234/

    Information on James V. Campbell:
    myweb.wvnet.edu/~jelkins/lp-2001/campbell.html

    BlueLBlock, whitewall buick, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Mary Ann Potter [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

      Delicious Decay!

      Thanks for posting to, ”I Love Abandonment”

      So beautiful!!! I'd like to see an "after" picture. Magnificent old neighborhoods like this need to be preserved.

    2. cziffra1 96 months ago | reply

      Another great shot. Glad to hear it's been saved!

    3. grimshawl1972 96 months ago | reply

      what an awesome looking old wreck this is.

    4. Equinox27 96 months ago | reply

      Thanks everyone for your comments. I will try to post a few of my old Brush Park pics a day but I have to scan them and then I only have dial-up to upload, so it is quite a process! After I get some of the major "before" shots I will give the updates I have on what has happened "after."

      From Marty Hogan in 1991:
      Detroit03.jpg

    5. amy higgins 94 months ago | reply

      What a wonderful facade! I'm glad it's been saved.

    6. Trains & Trails 88 months ago | reply

      Looks like a major fix up job. Good thing it was brick or it would have been long gone.

    7. ironcity707 68 months ago | reply

      New windows and a little care and its ready to live in

      Merry Christmas

      Mac

    8. cathemoel 55 months ago | reply

      Love all those arch windows. And we understand about dial-up-- we're thrifty too.

    9. Equinox27 55 months ago | reply

      Oops, I guess this was posted three years ago so we no longer have dial-up! Also, here is an update so the place has been saved from the bulldozer:
      James V. Campbell House at 261 Alfred Street

    10. Equinox27 54 months ago | reply

      And an architectural rendition from Brian Falcon:
      James Campbell Residence - Brush Park, Detroit, MI

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