Behind-the-Scenes Peek at One Magnificent Mansion
Birmingham Patch - almost 5 years
In a couple of weeks, the Junior League of Detroit (JLD) will open the doors to its 2012 Designers’ Show House, located at 22 Webber Place in Grosse Pointe Shores. The house will also feature fully landscaped gardens, a boutique, café and a greenery garden area, with items for sale.
For several weeks, dozens of interior designers, painters, electricians, maintenance professionals, boutique staff and more have been coming and going at the massive 10,304-square-foot house, which was built in 1928 as the home of Oscar Webber, nephew of Joseph L. Hudson.
The home will be open to the public from May 5-20; admission funds go toward programs for the JLD.
Renowned architect Leonard B. Willeke designed the mansion. Tourgoers can view seven bedrooms, a third-floor ballroom, 11 Pewabic tile bathrooms, six Pewabic tile fireplaces and hand-carved wood and plaster throughout, to name a few highlights.
Interior designers who are refreshing and transforming the special Show House hail f
Birmingham Patch article