The Detroit News says he ditched the city because of negative press. It's amazing and yet typical that they drove away one of the few positive cultural things to happen in the city in the past years. Knowing the place as I do, I am sure he was hounded and challenged to fistfights every time he put one toe outside the house.
Check out the slideshow of the house at the link below.
"The White Stripes singer and former Detroiter, who ditched the city in a hailstorm of negative press earlier this year, put his 6,000-square-foot Indian Village home up for sale Thursday.The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home has a devilish history: White recorded the White Stripes' 2005 album "Get Behind Me Satan" in its grand staircase and foyer.The home is listed at $930,000, which puts it at the top of the market in the historic, 100-year-old Indian Village Detroit neighborhood, which is flush with stately homes."
Indian Village in the snow, above.