Ask anyone where Madonna was born and most will point to cities like New York, or even Jersey, with the type of styling ahead of its time, the openness and expression, the Avant Garde nature of her persona and performing, yet those who know are aware that she was actually born in the quiet suburbs of Rochester Hills, and that home she spent her childhood within is up on the market once more, giving the ability to own the Material Girls own digs for a paltry half million dollars.
The home has its history, and not all of it has been good, with many turnovers since her parents vacated the premises, a fire that damaged much of the building, and more, yet the current owners and thus sellers, have turned the property around once more, making it look as beautiful inside as the natural surroundings that graces the property. With the ability to walk the halls where the toddler and future Grammy winner did, to potentially finding yourself standing in the exact location where the musical inspiration hit that would propel her life, it’s a truly once in a lifetime opportunity.
There’s no doubting the impact that Madonna made on the music scene, and how big of a brand she became for the U.S. in general. Selling millions of albums worldwide, becoming an actress, spokesperson, and business owner. To her inevitable crazy mid-life experiences with various religions and more, she is a woman who constantly defies definition, and yet is unique in a way that no one else possible could be. A leader in the sexual revolution of women in the mid and late eighties, she has had more of an impact on society as a whole than arguably any before her or since.
And even though she may be heading into her twilight years, there is still spunk left within her, a carryover of drug fueled days of yore maybe, but more than likely due to her inability to stop creating. She has been touring still recently, and even makes pitstops back in her home state for musical intervals. She is a piece of our society, and a major part of anyone’s life born in the eighties or nineties. Much like the pop music of today, she was inescapable when it came to radio play.
With the movement of her home to yet another owner, it displays this passage of time, much like through her music, the home she was raised in has touched the lives of many, and whether you’ve been a fan your whole life, or even just recently, we know that the ability to permanently share a space with her memories is one that’s unlike any other experience you can have with a musician. If you have a half million to spare, and know the beauty of the Rochester Hills area, then maybe this investment can be one worth making, after all, we are living in a material world.