Annexation: A Promise of Paved Streets and Inside Toilets (Part II)

This is part II on the Annexation of Redford -- see Part I here. Popular sentiment in Redford leaned heavily toward annexation to Detroit by 1925, but only a vote could make it happen. As of March 5, 1925, Redford contained 244 subdivisions and 55,000 individual pieces of property. Detroit architects Verner, Wilhem and Molby created … Continue reading Annexation: A Promise of Paved Streets and Inside Toilets (Part II)

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Annexation: A Promise of Paved Streets and Inside Toilets (Part I)

  Note: This is Part I of a two-part post on Redford's Annexation. Like many of this blog's readers, I grew up in the Charter Township of Redford, which long before I was born was three times the size it is today. As a kid, I heard people refer to “Old Redford”. My dad went … Continue reading Annexation: A Promise of Paved Streets and Inside Toilets (Part I)