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Detroit - Boston-Edison

The Boston-Edison Historic District is an instantly recognizable address located in the geographic heart of Detroit.

The Boston-Edison Historic District is an instantly recognizable address in the heart of Detroit, containing over 900 homes. Most homes were constructed between 1905 and 1925 and range in size from modest two-story vernaculars to impressive mansions.

Boston-Edison - Row of houses on Longfellow

Photo: Historic Boston-Edison Association

Today, Boston-Edison is a multi-racial, multi-ethnic neighborhood, filled with neighbors from diverse occupations and professions who share a common appreciation and love of historic homes. The residents are middle-class families and individuals with a wide range of interests, talents and backgrounds. They are people of all ages, races, occupations and professions. They enjoy an active fellowship working together and interacting in various neighborhood activities. There is a wide network of friendships among residents, and there’s always a place for new people who want a welcoming and friendly community, conveniently close to much of what Detroit has to offer.

Boston-Edison boasts the Historic Boston-Edison Association, the oldest continuous neighborhood association in the City, founded in 1921.

Boston-Edison - Row of houses on Chicago Blvd. in winter

Photo: Historic Boston-Edison Association

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