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Mushroom Houses of Charlevoix

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Address: 301 Clinton St, Charlevoix, MI
Description: Earl Young designed this residence to resemble a mushroom.

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Neat architecture. We drove up and down the streets wherever we could find them. Don't know the reason why they were designed and built but glad they were. They do look like a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Neat architecture. We drove up and down the streets wherever we could find them. Don't know the reason why they were designed and built but glad they were. They do look like a big maintenance item. They are all different and unique.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Get a map at the Chamber of Commerce and go check out the mushroom houses. They are a few blocks off the Main Street and amazing little properties.

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

loved looking and finding where these were. one was getting rehabbed which was very interesting. nice walking tour or great for a rainy day.

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London, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Decided to check this out since we were in the area, and had read about it on TripAdvisor It was interesting seeing some different architecture, and these were kind of cool to look at. It doesn't require a lot of time, so if you in the area it is worth taking a minute or two to stop in and take... More 

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Frankenmuth, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The architecture of mushroom houses is unique. The setting by the water is nice. Other buildings such as the Weathervane restaurant were designed by the same architect.

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Wyoming, Michigan, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The houses are awesome ! Very interesting I thought about the big bad wolf & there is no way he could blow those brick houses down!

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Oskaloosa, IA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stop by the visitors bureau to pick up a map of the location of the houses. A walk around town will allow you to see most of them. Most of them were pretty cool to look at.

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We discovered about architect Earl Young’s fairytale stone cottages online and that motivated us to visit Charlevoix in Northern Michigan. We wanted to see every single house he had built and we sure succeeded, thanks to the Charlevoix Chamber, located at Mason St, Charlevoix. They gave us a map with all the houses built by Earl Young. All for free!... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Fun place to visit, see the architecture and ponder...several different homes, and once in a while, you'll see one on the market!!!

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This home by Earl Young is awesome! There are several within a 3 block area of this home, some you can occasionally tour, others you can view only as a drive-by. All have exceptional architectural interest, whether you like stone homes or not. The historical aspect is extremely interesting, so be sure and pick up a guide with the Chamber... More 

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Address: 301 Clinton St, Charlevoix, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Charlevoix County  >  Charlevoix

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