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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

Jacob Schepers House, 335 Hillcrest Ave. (1905)


Jacob Schepers House, February 1992. Photo Credit: Kevin S. Forsyth

Jacob Schepers, a local realtor, held several city offices; he was East Lansing’s fourth mayor, from 1914 to 1918. He also served as Treasurer of the College beginning in 1922.[Minutes, 29 Jun 1922, p. 542] His real estate partner, Benjamin Faunce, lived next door.

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