DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own part of Detroit’s music legacy.

Doors open Thursday morning for the first day of the estate sale at the Motown Mansion in the Boston-Edison District, the former residence of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr.

The three-day estate sale includes an auction Friday night featuring exclusive high-end antiques, historical Detroit objects and one-of-a-kind original Motown Records items that were acquired from Gordy by the current owner. All Motown items will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

motownmansionindetroit Doors Open To Motown Mansion For Historic Estate Sale, Auction

(Photo: Keller Williams Realty)

The live auction will take place on-site at the mansion, located at 918 W. Boston Boulevard, and is open to international bidders. All attendees, online and phone bidders must pre-register for the auction. Online registration is strongly encouraged.

There is a $5 per person admission to the estate sale.

Gordy sold the mansion located in the Boston-Edison neighborhood in 2002. Earlier this month, it sold for $1.65 million after two years on the market.

The estate sale takes place Thursday, Oct. 12 through Saturday Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.


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