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Fairlane Mansion Boat House

The boat house to the Fairlane Mansion emerges from a hillside.  The waterway, now closed off from the river, is junk strewn and stagnant. Yet, the fact of the mansion's endowment bodes well for full restoration of the estate.

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Fairlane Mansion

Not the entrance to Batman's cave, the boat house to the Fairlane Mansion nonetheless has a pirate cove look to it. It once led into the Rouge River where Henry Ford could have traveled by motor boat to his famous Rouge Industrial Complex a mile or so downstream.

Once a country estate, Fairlane Mansion is now a forested island deep within the metropolitan sprawl of Detroit.

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