Newly revealed photos from the Library of Congress show metro Detroit's vintage roadside signs and storefronts

In July, the Library of Congress published more than 10,000 vintage photographs of signs, storefronts, and other roadside oddities shot by photographer…

By Metro Times Staff

Huge Uniroyal tire heading into Detroit, Michigan (1976)
    Photo via John Margolies Roadside America Photograph Archive
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This historic mid-century home in Ann Arbor just hit the market — let's take a tour

Designed by architect William Muschenheim for his family in 1954, this airy mid-century three-level concrete and steel frame home landed itself on…

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This historic mid-century home in Ann Arbor just hit the market — let's take a tour
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This $585k zen AF Ann Arbor home has a pergola and koi pond

Don't play "koi" unless you're referring to this Ann Arbor home's incredibly zen koi pond, where we imagine someone like Gwyenth "GOOP"…

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This $585k zen AF Ann Arbor home has a pergola and koi pond
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This $460k island house in Leonard has a bridge and Brady Bunch-style kitchen

Gilligan's Island meets The Brady Bunch, anyone? If you've ever wanted to own your island and, well, maybe a house that is…

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This $460k island house in Leonard has a bridge and Brady Bunch-style kitchen
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This retro $2.59 million estate has a tunnel leading to Devils Lake

Rarely do we find a multi-million dollar estate that has real character. Like, we get it. Spacious floor plans, white walls, and…

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This retro $2.59 million estate has a tunnel leading to Devils Lake
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20 socially distant things to do in the Detroit area when it’s hot AF outside

We're feeling it too, fam. It's hot. We're sick of our spouses, houses, and despite having subscriptions to every single streaming service,…

By Metro Times Staff

20 socially distant things to do in the Detroit area when it’s hot AF outside
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This affordable mid-Michigan Tudor gives big Wes Anderson energy

Cue up The Kinks, put on some vintage garb in muted tones, and whatever you do, make sure it's friggin' symmetrical, OK?…

By Metro Times Staff

This affordable mid-Michigan Tudor gives big Wes Anderson energy
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Detroit's historic Kresge mansion is still on the market — and it has a solarium

70 W. Boston Blvd., Detroit We might not be able to afford this $3,260,000 mansion with 14 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 10 fireplaces,…

By Metro Times Staff

Detroit's historic Kresge mansion is still on the market — and it has a solarium
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This $1.39 million Traverse City house is a sunbather's dream

If you’re into Tetris, Legos, and sunbathing, this unique Traverse City home might do the trick. No, but really. Isn’t the exterior…

By Metro Times Staff

This $1.39 million Traverse City house is a sunbather's dream
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You can buy an entire lakeside bed and breakfast near Saugatuck for $1.9 million

What happens when you cross The Shining with “Live, Laugh, Love” energy? Well, you’d probably end up with this historic resort on Lake…

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You can buy an entire lakeside bed and breakfast near Saugatuck for $1.9 million
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This mid-century dome home on Crystal Lake is a retro hideaway — let's take a tour

Dome is where the heart is and our mid-century-loving heart wants to call this Frankfort dome home, well, home. Built in 1968,…

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This mid-century dome home on Crystal Lake is a retro hideaway — let's take a tour
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20 beach camping spots within driving distance of Detroit

Life is a beach — if you're lucky. Thankfully for us Michiganders, we are surrounded by endless opportunities to slip into the…

By Metro Times Staff

20 beach camping spots within driving distance of Detroit
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This 'wedding cake' house in Grand Blanc is an art deco lover's dream — and it has a ballroom you could probably roller skate in

Weddings are supposed to be the most important day of many people's lives. It's stressful and exciting and marks the beginning of…

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This architecturally significant home in Ann Arbor needs some love or a Patrick Bateman — and it's just been reduced by $50k

Do you like Huey Lewis and The News? Um, nevermind. Anyway, usually when you see a house in need of some TLC,…

By Metro Times Staff

This architecturally significant home in Ann Arbor needs some love or a Patrick Bateman — and it's just been reduced by $50k
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This historic 1896 Victorian home in Gaylord is $425k and is basically grandma's house on steroids — and we want cookies

If you're anything like us, then one of your life goals is to retire early. No, like really early. We're taking early…

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This historic 1896 Victorian home in Gaylord is $425k and is basically grandma's house on steroids — and we want cookies
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Calling all plant parents — this Franklin home has a solarium for all your leaf-bearing children

While people claim that millennials have killed many things, like shitty chain restaurants, the dairy industry, napkins, divorce, fabric softener, and blood…

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Calling all plant parents — this Franklin home has a solarium for all your leaf-bearing children
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Everything we saw at the Black Lives Matter protest in Detroit on Sunday, May 31

Protesters gathered Sunday for a third straight day in Detroit to rally against police brutality and the death of George Floyd at…

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Everything we saw at the Black Lives Matter protest in Detroit on Sunday, May 31
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Calling avid anglers and aspiring cult leaders — this massive riverside ranch in Northern Michigan is for sale for $7.2 million

Seeing that there doesn't appear to be any available space flights to Earth 2 (where coronavirus, Donald Trump, and systematic racism exist),…

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Calling avid anglers and aspiring cult leaders — this massive riverside ranch in Northern Michigan is for sale for $7.2 million
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This $1.39 million Grosse Pointe Park home built by architect Wallace Frost has several selfie-worthy tiled bathrooms — let's take a tour

They say that the average person spends 92 days in the bathroom during their lifetime. That's a lot of prepping, priming, and,…

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This $1.39 million Grosse Pointe Park home built by architect Wallace Frost has several selfie-worthy tiled bathrooms — let's take a tour
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There's a $14.9 million palatial estate in Northville that has movie theatre that gives us 'I Dream of Jeannie' vibes — let's take a tour

Should we ever stumble across a genie's lamp, we will absolutely wish for a sexy night in this palatial Northville estate. We…

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There's a $14.9 million palatial estate in Northville that has movie theatre that gives us 'I Dream of Jeannie' vibes — let's take a tour
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This fully restored Frank Lloyd Wright house in Okemos is for sale for just $479k — and it's full of surprises

Good things come in small packages — the exception, of course, being those mini 100-calorie packs of muffins. (We want full-sized muffins,…

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This fully restored Frank Lloyd Wright house in Okemos is for sale for just $479k — and it's full of surprises
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17 low-key beaches within driving distance of Detroit to responsibly escape to

Despite all our rage, we're still just rats in a cage — and we're breaking out, baby. But not so fast. Just…

By Metro Times Staff

Rosy Mound
    Grand Haven; 2 hours, 57 minutes 
    Honestly? We feel wrong saying Rosy Mound in public. The beach is so sequestered that it’s bound to feel like a private getaway. 
    Photo via Screen Grab/YouTube
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This creepy $2.65 million hunting lodge filled with taxidermy in western Michigan could be new MAGA HQ

Nothing says serenity quite like gunshots and the sounds of animals whimpering in their final moments. If you worship at the altar…

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This creepy $2.65 million hunting lodge filled with taxidermy in western Michigan could be new MAGA HQ
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30 of the best Photoshop reactions to Detroit's water gun priest

We don't know on which day god created the water gun but it doesn't matter now because Detroit has something no one…

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Photo via Tomdoerr88/Reddit
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This strange and unusual $249k historic Hartford house gives us Tim Burton vibes — let's take a tour

Make Tim Burton Great Again! OK — so we love the filmmaking master of strange and unusual but we argue some of…

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This strange and unusual $249k historic Hartford house gives us Tim Burton vibes — let's take a tour
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This $4.75 million Grosse Pointe Park mansion is basically an art museum complete with hand-painted ceiling murals — let's take a tour

Ah-ha! It was Colonel Mustard with a candlestick in the library! Oh, sorry. A virtual tour of this Grosse Pointe Park mansion…

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This $4.75 million Grosse Pointe Park mansion is basically an art museum complete with hand-painted ceiling murals — let's take a tour
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This '70s Bay City fixer-upper features at least 20 different patterned surfaces— and it's only $199k

Come one, come all! Welcome to the House of a Thousand Wallpapers... and carpets. And other heavily patterned surfaces. Built in 1975,…

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This '70s Bay City fixer-upper features at least 20 different patterned surfaces— and it's only $199k
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This $750k Northern Michigan house is an architectural labyrinth — let's take a tour

Part pioneer cabin, part southwestern adobe, part Pinterest board gone awry. OK — so, we don't really know what we're looking at,…

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This $750k Northern Michigan house is an architectural labyrinth — let's take a tour
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This vertical Franklin Michigan home designed by Sigmund Blum is a modernist's wild dream — and it keeps dropping in price

We're getting closer and closer to being able to afford this historic home designed by legendary Detroit-area architect, Sigmund Blum, as his…

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This vertical Franklin Michigan home designed by Sigmund Blum is a modernist's wild dream — and it keeps dropping in price
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Behold this modern $6.3 million mammoth Montague mansion on a dune overlooking Lake Michigan

God grant us the strength to not sell off everything we own — including our organs and our Beanie Babies collection only…

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Exterior, horizontal, rooftop deck at twilight looking into lounge and view out to Lake Michigan, Byker residence, Whitehall, Michigan; Jeff Visser Design; Rock Kauffman Design; Scott Christopher Homes
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