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Axford--Coffin Farm
(added 2002 - Oakland County - #02000159)
Also known as Cranberry Lake Farm
384-388 W. Predmore Rd. , Oakland Township
(167 acres, 8 buildings, 4 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Horticulture Facility, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Clarkston Village Historic District
(added 1980 - Oakland County - #80001884)
MI 15 , Clarkston Village
(1200 acres, 126 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Cranbrook
(added 1973 - Oakland County - #73000954)
Lone Pine Rd. , Bloomfield Hills
(3000 acres, 14 buildings, 1 structure, 70 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kahn,Albert, Saarinen,Eliel
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Tudor Revival, Moderne
Historic Person: Milles,Carl
Significant Year: 1908, 1941
Area of Significance: European, Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Research Facility, School, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Research Facility, School, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Detroit Finnish Co-operative Summer Camp
(added 2007 - Oakland County - #06000723)
2524 Loon Lake Rd. , Wixom
(760 acres, 117 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: European, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Detroit Zoological Park
(added 1990 - Oakland County - #90001226)
Also known as Detroit Zoo
8450 W. Ten Mile Rd. , Huntington Woods/Royal Oak
(970 acres, 5 buildings, 2 structures, 4 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hagenbeck,Heinrich, Shurtleff,Arthur A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Other
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Downtown Holly Commercial District
(added 1986 - Oakland County - #86000866)
Also known as Holly Historic Commercial District;See Also:Hirst Hotel
Roughly bounded by Mapple St., S. Broad St., Grand Trunk RR, and First St. , Holly
(50 acres, 22 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Eastern Michigan Asylum Historic District
(added 1981 - Oakland County - #81000315)
Also known as Clinton Valley Center;See Also:Eastern Michigan Asylum Histo
140 Elizabeth Lake Rd. , Pontiac
(4120 acres, 33 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith,Hinchman & Grylls, Myers,Elijah E.
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital

Eastern Michigan Asylum Historic District (Boundary Decrease)
(added 1986 - Oakland County - #86001367)
Also known as See Also:Eastern Michigan Asylum Historic District
140 Elizabeth Lake Rd. , Pontiac
(2400 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Myers,Elijah E.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital

Fairgrove Avenue Historic District
(added 1985 - Oakland County - #85000166)
Along Fairgrove Ave. between N. Saginaw and Edison Sts. , Pontiac
(80 acres, 28 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Farmington Historic District
(added 1976 - Oakland County - #76001034)
Grand River Ave. and Shiawassee Ave. from Warner St. to jct. , Farmington
(350 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person
Historic Person: Power,Arthur
Significant Year: 1823
Area of Significance: Commerce, Religion, Social History
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Franklin Boulevard Historic District
(added 1983 - Oakland County - #83000888)
Roughly bounded by Grand Trunk Western RR, Orchard Lake Ave., Miller and W. Huron Sts. , Pontiac
(360 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Other, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Franklin Historic District
(added 1969 - Oakland County - #69000070)
Roughly bounded by Fourteen Mile Rd., the Franklin River, Romany Wy., and Franklin Rd. , Franklin
(600 acres, 26 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Franklin Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2005 - Oakland County - #05000736)
Franklin Rd. and adjoining Sts. , Franklin
(1140 acres, 93 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Slade, Samuel
Significant Year: 1830, 1837, 1926
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Invention, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Government, Landscape, Social
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Fire Station, Meeting Hall, Plaza, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Government
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, City Hall, Fire Station, Professional, Restaurant, School, Single Dwelling

Fuerst, Jacob and Rebecca, Farmstead
(added 1997 - Oakland County - #97000928)
24000 Taft Rd. , Novi
(65 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Lake Orion Historic District
(added 2006 - Oakland County - #06000722)
Roughly bounded by Elizabeth St., Hauxwell Dr., Front St., and Lapeer St. , Lake Orion
(571 acres, 217 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Lathrup Village Historic District
(added 1998 - Oakland County - #98000150)
Roughly bounded by city limit, Red River Dr., I-696, Middlesex Ave., Meadowbrook Way, and Margate Ave. , Lathrup Village
(6800 acres, 975 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Dise, J. Ivan
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Post Office, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Post Office, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Modern Housing Corporation Addition Historic District
(added 1989 - Oakland County - #89000490)
Roughly bounded by Montcalm St., Perry St., Joslyn Ave., Gage St., Glenwood, and Nelson St. , Pontiac
(570 acres, 261 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

North Milford Village Historic District
(added 2000 - Oakland County - #00000391)
Historic area of North Milford Village , Milford
(1550 acres, 255 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rill, Harry J., et.al.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Community Planning And Development, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Orchard Lake Schools Historic District
(added 1982 - Oakland County - #82002859)
Indian Trail , Orchard Lake
(150 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic, Queen Anne, Tudor Revival
Historic Person: Rogers,Joseph Sumner,et al
Significant Year: 1858, 1928
Area of Significance: Military, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Educational Related Housing, Hotel, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College, Educational Related Housing, School

Pleasant Ridge East Historic District
(added 2007 - Oakland County - #06001329)
Bounded generally by Woodward, 10 Mile Rd., Conrail and east city limits and south city limits , Pleasant Ridge
(900 acres, 521 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling

Pleasant Ridge Historic District
(added 1992 - Oakland County - #92000165)
Roughly bounded by Willington Rd., Woodward Ave., Ferndale and Ridge Rd. , Pleasant Ridge
(850 acres, 151 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Kahn,Albert
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pontiac Commercial Historic District
(added 1984 - Oakland County - #84001817)
Also known as See Also:Pontiac Commercial Historic District (Boundary Incr
1-29 N. Saginaw St., 5-29 W. Lawrence St., and 10-18 W. Pike St. , Pontiac
(21 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Early Commercial, Gothic
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Pontiac Commercial Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1989 - Oakland County - #89000491)
Also known as See Also:Eagle Theater;Grinnell Brothers Music House;Pontiac
Roughly E. Huron St. and S. Saginaw St. within loop of Wide Track Dr. , Pontiac
(340 acres, 51 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith,Hinchman & Grylls
Architectural Style: Other, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Post Office, Specialty Store, Theater

Reuther, Walter P. and May Wolf, House
(added 2002 - Oakland County - #02000668)
3924-3950-3954 Ellamae (Oakland Township) , Rochester
(21 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Reuther, Walter Phillip
Significant Year: 1951
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Scripps, William Edmund and Nina A. Downey, Estate
(added 2007 - Oakland County - #07001009)
Also known as Moulton Manor
1840 Scripps Rd. , Lake Orion
(597 acres, 2 buildings, 5 structures, 22 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Day, Clarence E., Fleming, Bryant
Architectural Style: Other
Historic Person: Scripps, William Edmund
Significant Year: 1916, 1926, 1929
Area of Significance: Communications, Transportation, Architecture, Invention, Conservation, Art, Agriculture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Business, Garden, Irrigation Facility, Outdoor Recreation, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Health Care, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Garden, Hospital

Stony Creek Village Historic District
(added 1972 - Oakland County - #72000649)
NE of Rochester on Washington Rd. , Rochester
(350 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Waterford Village Historic District
(added 1979 - Oakland County - #79001167)
Dubay and Pontiff Sts., Steffeus, Andersonville and Airport Rds. , Waterford
(315 acres, 34 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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