Featured homes, listed by year built:

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26704 Five Mile
19469 Gaylord
25150 Joy
19304 Denby
11384 Brady
18875 Negaunee
18253 Beech Daly
11648 Beech Daly
24311 Plymouth
23536 Plymouth

1918 – Happy Centennial Year!

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19368 Gaylord – Coming Soon
19339 Gaylord – Coming Soon
19173 Gaylord – Coming Soon
19919 Negaunee – Coming Soon
20070 Negaunee – Coming Soon
19515 Garfield – Coming Soon
18227 Beech Daly – Coming Soon
19151 Seminole – Coming Soon
19328 Garfield
19207 Glenmore – Coming Soon

1917
19510 Brady
18432 Centralia

1916
26736 Vassar
19283 Five Points
18835 Five Points
18208 Centralia
11600 Grayfield
19955 Negaunee
17244 Inkster
18237 Beech Daly

1915
19782 Negaunee
15811 Lennane
12066 Centralia
19355 Brady

1914
18538 Inkster
19315 Gaylord
18685 Delaware
18265 Beech Daly

1912
15388 Woodworth
19316 Garfield
19310 Garfield

1910
15836 Beech Daly

1905
15802 Winston
25154 Graham – Coming Soon

1900
19201 Olympia – Coming Soon

 

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11 thoughts on “Centennial Homes

  1. My house is not quite as old as the ones listed, however it was built in 1925. The original owners grandson (who is well into his 70’s) visited last summer and told us some on the history on the house. 9045 Riverdale is my address. Any historical info you may have on the house that you might gather would be very much appreciated. About ten years ago I paid a visit to The Redford Historical Society in an effort to find information on my house. Sadly I was unable to find any.
    Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in my home. 313 623-7331 Deanne Carter
    Thank You

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  2. I’m living at 17244 inkster rd I think you would really enjoy the interior of the home and original hardwood etc especially the basement remnants of handwriting on beams from early 1900s

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  3. I8696 Brady was built in about 1924. Originally a one bed room house with an out house in the back yard. Cedar shingles and I believe a north facing entrance. In the 1940’s the house was expanded and a garage was built. The chimney was knocked down and can be seen in the attic when the house “grew”. The living room was originally a living room and kitchen. I learned all this when I bought the house in 1985.

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  4. I lived at 15537 Wakenden. It’s one of the older homes. Nice 5 bedroom, 2 full baths, large living and dining room. Michigan basement.

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  5. Oh how I wish you would extend your boundaries to include the house I grew up in at 16175 Winston. I haven’t lived there since 1971, but I think about it all the time. Such a cool house! I know a little of the history, just what we heard when we bought it, but I was a little kid, so I don’t know how accurate it is. But boy how we loved that house! (And the school next to it, which was Yost at the time!)

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    1. We’ll be expanding our Centennial Homes list (eventually) to include Redford’s original 36 square miles. We’d love to compile information on this home! We were just talking about Yost the other day – DPS currently has it for sale.

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  6. Hi Centennial Homes
    My name is Jean and I live in Old Redford on Redfern Street right of 7 Mile. Fourth house of the corner. Can’t miss it. Big white Federal style house 3 floors. I have a picture of it in 1940 with a model T in the driveway. Can’t find any information on it. HELP.

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    1. Hi Jean, I see that your house was built in 1910. It looks like the property belonged to the DuBois family in 1915. They are the landowners all the way back to the earliest Landowner Map we have, which is 1876. They were a very prominent family in Redford, so it doesn’t surprise me that your home is very stately. The family was so popular, in fact, that this area was nicknamed “DuBoisville”. There was even a school named after them 🙂 I’d love to photograph your house so we can get it documented and research more on it!

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