I would give any number of valuable anatomical bits for a legitimate shop space, and I'd throw in a few more to have that space within walking distance of my back door. has stumbled upon what may very well be the best garage/house situation anywhere on the planet, and it's in the Motor City—Hamtramck, to be specific.
You're looking at the Portage Garage: a 1930s auto shop with three bays, a workshop, and an office. If that's not perfect enough for you, the sale also includes a 1500-square-foot duplex next door. Live on one side, rent out the other, and work out of the shop. It couldn't be more perfect, and the seller's only asking $99,000. Do. Want.
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