(CENTER Ave. info) This exquisite Second Empire home was constructed in 1876 by James Shearer, for he and his wife Margaret. History runs deep in its veins, including a personal letter from Thomas Edison, asking the Shearers to use their home to showcase his new technology: electricity. This magnificent structure features an abundance of historical charm & appointments, from the grandiose staircase, to intricate plasterwork, to multiple gorgeous fireplaces! You're sure to appreciate the 16 lovingly updated apartments, plenty of off street parking, in-house laundry facility, and the completely restored (2021) soffit system! This building is heated by 2 boilers. Tenants pay their own electric (appx $25/month) A stone's throw from Bay City's famous & bustling downtown with endless entertainment options, fine dining, neighborhood style pubs, shopping & offices, and much more! (GRANT St. info) This fantastic income generating 9 unit has been recently updated from the mansard roof (2023) to the road (yep, you read that correctly- this up & coming stretch of North Grant Street has received a total facelift this year and is sporting new asphalt!)! Fresh paint throughout, and new flooring & fixtures through much of the building allows your tenants to enjoy comfortable living in a convenient location! This massive, multi-level building features 8 1BR apartments and 1 2BR apt (2 are located in the lower level, and #9 is in the back of the building accessed by a ramp and entered by its expanded width door). Community laundry, and off street parking in the adjoining parking lot complete the package. Each apartment has its own furnace. Tenants pay their own electric. Rent rolls & expenses in the docs.