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VIDEO TOUR: Unique Dome home in Corktown hits market for nearly $400K

Go inside the dome home in Detroit

DETROIT – You don't see a home like this hit the market very often.

One of the most unique properties you'll ever see has hit the market in Detroit for $399,000 - and it's no ordinary home.

You can see Local 4's tour of the home in the video posted above.

It's a modern Geodesic Dome, located near the old Michigan Central Train Station in Detroit's Corktown (2667 W Vernor Hwy).

The dome is 4,000 square feet, with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. It was built in 1999 but Leo Gillis, brother of famous Detroit musician Jack White. Gillis sold the home in 2012 to Angel Gambino and Scott Griffin.

Philosopher R. Buckminster Fuller created the geodesic dome in 1948. 

One of Fuller's domes, the Dymaxion House, was built in 1964, and was restored at the Henry Ford Museum.

Here's the info from the official listing:

This is one of the most unique properties in Detroit. You have all seen them...now lets own them. the modern Geodesic Domes sit directly behind the ICONIC train station and is in the middle of all the redevelopment. These Domes are just waiting for the right buyer to make them their home.

The potential is unbelievable. Would be the most insane single family dwelling in Detroit, with an attached garage!!! Zoned both residential as well as commercial.

Again...be a part of it all, open a restaurant, open a gallery, or simply make it a home. Please call list agent with questions. Property is a shell. All measurements approx. 

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