Historic Downtown Ann Arbor Building

611 E William Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • For Sale $2,250,000
  • Property Type Office - General Office
  • Year Built 1878
  • Year Renovated 2018
  • Date Updated Jan 26, 2023

Historic downtown Ann Arbor “Deke’s Shant” building for sale. Built in 1878 and designed by architect William LeBaron Jenney, University of Michigan’s first professor of architecture. Renovated, and updated in 2018 and the current home to Redeemer Ann Arbor. This stunning Gothic style property is ideally located a block from U of M’s central campus and features architectural details throughout, a private courtyard entrance, exterior wheelchair lift, and passenger elevator. Main level offers an open floor plan with high ceilings, hardwood floors, full kitchen, and plenty of storage. Beautiful, spacious 2nd floor chapel filled with natural light, stained glass windows, a vaulted ceiling, and peaked skylight. Lower level, currently being used as a nursery, also features a mechanical room, storage, and 2 barrier-free bathrooms. Terrific location, surrounded by local businesses, and restaurants. Would make a great office or renovated for a personal residence.

Property is +/- 3,000 SF (2,000 SF above grade w/ approximately 1,000 SF in lower level).

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  • Walk Score ® 88/100 Very Walkable
  • Transit Score ® 76/100 Excellent Transit
  • Bike Score ® 87/100 Very Bikeable
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  • City Ann Arbor, MI
  • Neighborhood Downtown Ann Arbor
  • Zip Code 48104
  • Market Detroit

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Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor Supercharger

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Circle K

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U-M Lot C2

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U-M Lot M27

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U-M Lot SC2

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U-M Lot SC4 (Crisler Center)

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U-M Lot M71

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U of M Lot NC 21

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State Street Park and Ride

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WCC Parking Lot 7

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Alexander Lot (Pay)

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Graduate Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor Bed and Breakfast

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Library Bed and Breakfast

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Burnt Toast Inn

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Cadgwith Too

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Stone Chalet Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Fairfield Inn Marriott

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Hampton Inn Ann Arbor, South

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Extended Stay America

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Hilton Garden Inn

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Jimmy John's

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Asian Legend

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Panda Express

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Nagomi Sushi

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Little Caesars

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TGI Friday's

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Ross School of Business

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University of Michigan

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Tappan Middle School

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Lakewood School

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Gretchen's House Child Care

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Honey Creek Community School

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Concordia University Ann Arbor

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Foundations Preschool

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Washtenaw Community College

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Daycroft Montessori Elementary School

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Towsley Chidren House

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Green Apple Garden Upper Playschool

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Gretchen's House

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The Discovery Center

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Gretchen's House

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Little Lamb Nursery & Kindergarten

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Stony Creek Preschool

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Annie's Children's Center

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Explorer Child Care Learning Center

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Annie's Children's Center

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Jim Chaconas


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the total square footage of Historic Downtown Ann Arbor Building?

Historic Downtown Ann Arbor Building totals 3,000 square feet.

When was this property built?

Historic Downtown Ann Arbor Building was built in 1878.

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