American Rehab: Detroit

Series

American Rehab: Detroit

A once-stately Detroit residence lost in the Great Depression is purchased 87 years later by the original owner's grandson, who intends to restore this now dilapidated home to its 1920s glory while living there with his wife and baby daughter.

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Nonfiction

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The living room of a historic 1903 Detroit home is restored in the premiere of this series, which follows the original owner's grandson as he and his wife bring the residence back to its 1920s glory days. First up: The couple deal with plaster chipping off the ceiling and broken pocket doors. Other projects include a cement-tiled fireplace facade and built-in bookshelf.
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Chris and Amy demolish the kitchen and then update the room with modern appliances and custom cabinetry. Also: They transform a butler's pantry into a new breakfast nook; and add an Art Deco powder room in an adjacent space.
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Installing salvaged closet doors in the master suite.
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Rebuilding a bathroom with extensive damage.
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Outdoor projects are tackled before winter comes. Included: The front porch gets a face-lift; and the garage, which is a crumbling, dangerous mess, is restored by Chris and Amy, who manage to keep the original dormer intact.
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The renovation comes to a finish with Chris and Amy rehabbing the piano room and foyer. After their work is done, a party is thrown, during which the family pose for a portrait inspired by one hanging on the wall from 1926.