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Walter Watton House

639 Canfield Avenue West has the distinction of being the oldest house remaining on this block, built in 1871 by Dr. Walter Watton, a prominent dentist with offices in downtown Detroit.

He lived here for many years, until the home was sold in 1915.

Here's a list of houses lined up on the south side of W. Canfield between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.. They can also be found on Historic Detroit:

Colin Fox House

Walter Watton House

William H. Kessler House

William Wallace Washburn House

Harry B. Parker House

G. H. Whitaker House

William B. Conley House

John Ward House

Last updated 18/04/2023