2905 Garland Street, Detroit, MI 48214

Photo by Karpov the Wrecked Train

40# – The Sweet House
This free audio guide tells the story behind the former home of the Sweets, an African American family who moved to an all white neighborhood here in 1925. It is meant to be listened to on-location, not online!
8:29 minutes

Tour Starting Point – Once at the Ossian Sweet House, find the sidewalk of Garland St., in front of the house.  A family lives in this home today so please respect their privacy and stay on the sidewalk.

To listen on location with a Smart phone, grab your headphones and go to the tour starting point. Once there, pull up this webpage on your phone, and press the orange play button above. To listen on location without a Smart phone, go to the tour starting point and call (313) 483 – 4095 on a regular cell phone. Then enter 40# to access the free audio guide, “The Sweet House.”


For directions to the Ossian Sweet House click here.