June 6 – An Evening with Drew Philp, author of A $500 House in Detroit

June 6 – An Evening with Drew Philp, author of A $500 House in Detroit

Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m.

In 2009 Drew Philp purchased an abandoned house in Detroit for $500. In his book, A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City, Philp explores the racial, economic and social complexities of the city while finding his place in the changing landscape. Philp will be showing photos of the house and neighborhood and answering questions in this hour-long talk. Program sponsored by the Friends of Berkley Public Library.

The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge Highway in Berkley.  For additional information, call 248-658-3440 or visit www.berkley.lib.mi.us.  You can find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BerkleyPublicLibrary.

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