The Midcentury Modern That You Might Find Moving

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Do you like Midcentury Modern architecture? Do you like cars? Do you like both of those things, and living in houses?

Well, we have a thing for you today.

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See, as we’ve explained before, sometimes the Wednesday WTF is a macular nightmare, and sometimes it’s a cleverly done Midcentury Modern building that has been given a really cool new lease on life.

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So without much further ado, we present this Midcentury Modern former auto dealership that could, according to the Realtor with the listing, be office space, a home, or both.

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The 9,800-square-foot structure is in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and is priced at $840,000. And there is a lot that can be done with it, according to Victoria Hekkers.

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“There is 6,500 SF of shop space on the main floor with a curved all-glass showroom, a vintage bar, a quaint office, three bathrooms, and two large storage rooms,” she said of the Midcentury property.

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We’re assuming that this gentleman does not come with the property – but check with the Realtor anyway.

There are also three full bathrooms and a full kitchen, and plenty of space for either more offices or even bedrooms. There’s also a private outdoor deck on the second floor.

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“This is a one-of-a-kind offering featured on HGTV’s Rezoned in 2006 showing what can be achieved by gutsy visionaries who found beauty in a run-down old Studebaker dealership and rezoned it into an imaginative, amazing hobby shop and home/office,” Hekkers said on her listing website.

So would you live in an updated car dealership? What similar buildings in DFW could you see repurposing for residential purposes – and still giving a nod to their history? Let us know in the comments!

Want to see more of this Midcentury Modern? Check out the listing here, and Hekkers’s website here.

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Adlene Neely Dealey

Adlene has been a real estate writer for the better half of a decade, but only recently came to CandysDirt.com to write our Wednesday WTF column. Have a doozy of a listing not fit for public consumption? She wants to see it.

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