On Thursday evening, fire broke out in the house just south of 8 Mile, causing heavy damage to the second floor.
The house at 19946 Dresden Street was built in 1945 and is 767-square feet.
The ramshackle home has gone through numerous owners since Eminem’s mom owned it beginning in the late 1980s, according to Wayne County property records. Eminem spent most of his teenage years there and often refers to it in interviews.
The neighborhood is overrun by neglect, drugs and abandonment.
Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.