Detroit Brush Park Townhouse Development “Rounding Out Third Base”
Detroit – The City Modern development enters the home stretch of construction, with a model townhouse giving an overview of units expected to be ready for occupancy by the end of 2022.
The townhouses are part of a $ 100 million multi-building development that Bedrock and Farmington Hills-based Hunter Pasteur Homes began in 2016. The four-story model townhouse features on Alfred, which members of the media visited on Thursday include large windows, ground and roof terraces, as well as north and south-facing balconies.
“We’re sort of getting around third base and look forward to completing the community by the end of next year,” said Seth Herkowitz, partner at Hunter Pasteur Homes. “This townhouse model is evident from all of the hard work and progress that has been made here.”
The City Modern development spans 8.4 acres along Edmund Place, John R, Alfred and Brush Street and is within walking distance of Little Caesars Arena and Comerica Park. Once home to many grand Victorian mansions, this part of the historic district had been largely vacant since the 1960s, according to the Detroit Historical Society.
“There were four historic homes from the early 1900s that were incorporated into the development,” Herkowitz said, referring to the Ransom Gillis house featured on the “Rehab Addict” show. Bedrock is renovating three historic homes in the footprint of the development.
“This integration and blend of the historic and the contemporary has really been a key part of the sale,” he said.
The first floor of the model home features a bright studio that owners can use as an office, home gym, or entertainment space, while the second floor features the living room and kitchen with cascading counters and top finishes. range. The third floor has three bedrooms and the fourth floor has a bar and a terrace with a view of the city center.
Hunter Pasteur Homes is partnering with Bedrock on the project, the home builder undertaking the townhouses and carriage houses for sale and Bedrock developing the rental properties that flank the development.
A landscaped trail, called the Mews, made up of pocket parks, crosses the site, providing a scenic way to explore the area by bike or on foot.
“What is so unique about our development is that we are so centralized…”, Herkowitz said. “Midtown a few blocks from here, the stadium district, the (Central Business District). We have truly created and built this housing environment in which most if not all of our residents’ daily needs, whether recreation, employment, transit, or retail, are close to. their place of residence.
When completed, there will be 300 rental units in the development and 105 units for sale in six housing styles. Hunter Pasteur Homes has closed 77 of the 105 units for sale, Herkowitz said. The last set of townhouses along Edmund Place is under construction and is expected to be completed by the end of 2022, he said.
Townhouses range in size from 2,280 to 3,170 square feet and cost from $ 600,000 to over $ 1.3 million depending on finishes, features and amenities. Transport houses range from 1,411 to 1,810 square feet and range from approximately $ 225,000 to $ 700,000. Chicago-based Studio Dwell Architects designed the townhouses while Boston-based Merge Architects designed the carriage houses.
In 2019, Bedrock celebrated the opening of the Flats, the first of six apartment buildings. This 54-unit building at 124 Alfred is affordable housing for residents 55 and over.
According to Bedrock, three more rental properties reopened this summer. Other rental developments expected to be completed this year are at 265 Alfred and 200 Edmund.
Rental units at 320 Edmund are expected to open by early 2022 and construction is expected to begin in 2022 at 290 Edmund, according to Bedrock.
Other projects under construction in the area are City Growth Partners’ Brush 8 condominium, modern three-story brick townhouses at 3119 Brush and Brush Watson from US community developers, a 310-unit development, including 163 affordable units. .
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