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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)

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

Johnson – H. J. Stoddard House, 1107 W. Grand River (1926)


Johnson-H.J. Stoddard House, February 1992. Photo Credit: Kevin S. Forsyth.

This elaborate Tudor-style house with its thatch-like shingled roof seems quite out of place along busy Grand River Avenue, but its grandeur suits its former occupant: Howard James Stoddard (1901–1971) founded the Michigan National Bank in 1941.


The Test

by Walter Adams