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Introduction

Origins

The City

Collegeville (1887, 1895)
College Delta (1898, 1899)
Oakwood (1899)
Cedar Banks (1900)
College Grove (1903)
Fairview (1904, 1905)
College Heights (1904)

Charter of 1907

Avondale (1913)
Bungalow Knolls (1916)
Chesterfield Hills (1916)
Ardson (1919)
Ridgeley Park (1921)
Strathmore (1925)
Glen Cairn (1926)
Bailey (1927)
Touraine (1927)

The Campus

Chronology

1855–1870
1871–1885
1886–1900
1901–1915
1916–1927

 

Interactive Map

Sites on the National and State Historic Registers

Complete list of
Significant Structures

Sources

Ardson Heights (1919)


Map by the author.

Advertised as “The Gem of East Lansing,” Ardson Heights was platted on the site of the former Lansing Country Club golf course, which dated from 1902. By 1915, the City of East Lansing had annexed the land, and within two years a house was built at 417 Ardson.[Miller, p. 58] Ardson Road was converted to a cul-de-sac in the late-1980s.

Gov. Murray D. VanWagoner House, 415 Clifton Blvd. (1925)

 

Ridgeley Park (1921)

This subdivision was platted by the Krentel brothers on the western half of the Valleau farm, north of Oakwood and west of the old High School, extending Sunset Lane and Forest Street and creating the streets of Northlawn, Centerlawn, Southlawn, and Westlawn. It was annexed into the city on May 28, 1921. No significant structures are here.

 

Oak Ridge (1924)

Platted and annexed, 7 April 1924.

 

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