Birmingham-based Broder and Sachse Real Estate and Detroit-based Sachse Construction today announced the start of a $12-million renovation of The Hamilton, an apartment community located in Detroit’s Midtown district (40 Davenport St.).
Renovations will include a new ballroom, contemporary updates to flooring and appliances, new outdoor landscaping, and upgraded mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems. The restoration is being overseen by Detroit-based design firm Hamilton Anderson Associates.
“Sachse Construction is continually undertaking significant historical projects in Detroit and preserving landmark properties like The Hamilton to keep Detroit’s neighborhoods growing and vibrant,” says Todd Sachse, CEO of Sachse. “The rehabilitation of The Hamilton will create additional safe and functional housing options in the Midtown area, and the necessary updates we’re making to this property will have a lasting positive impact on our community.”
The original property opened in 1913 as Hotel Stevenson and offered 93 rooms. The eight-story, Georgian Revival structure was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Over time, the name was changed to the Milner Arms Apartments.
“Broder & Sachse considers Midtown to be one of Detroit’s key neighborhoods, with Wayne State University and the new Little Caesars Arena serving as the bookends to outstanding retail, dining, and housing options,” says Richard Broder, CEO of Broder and Sachse. “Construction is just the first step in preserving another historic building in the area that has long been home to Detroiters, and we look forward to welcoming residents back home after the necessary fixes are made.”
Pre-leasing will begin next spring. For more information, click here.