with earlier single-family homes. This area has been heavily influenced by the expansion of Wayne State, with some of WSU's campus extending into the northern section of North Cass, and much of the residential housing stock taken up by Wayne students. left thumb Willis Overland Lofts, on Willis looking east (Image:WillisOverlandLofts.jpg) There are also a number of commercial buildings, particularly along the Cass Corridor just west of Woodward. Many of these support commercial
, the alley south of Selden, and 3rd Ave. The Willis-Selden Historic District includes a large number of commercial buildings and high-density apartment buildings built in the early 1900s to service Detroit's booming auto economy. - Woodbridge (Woodbridge, Detroit) 100px (File:Eighth Precinct Police Station Detroit.jpg) Bounded by Trumbull, Calumet, Gibson, Grand River, 12th W
, Thompson Home, Santa Fe Apartments, Chatsworth Apartments, The Wardell, Belcrest Apartments (Belcrest Apartments (Detroit, Michigan)), Verona Apartments (Verona Apartments (Detroit, Michigan)), Lancaster and Waumbek Apartments, Eddystone (Eddystone Building), 2643 Park Avenue (2643 Park Avenue (Detroit, Michigan))). * Office and commercial buildings (Metropolitan Center for High Technology, Maccabees Building, Architects Building, Detroit-Columbia
availability list''' A property availability list (PAL) is regularly updated on the TIFA website. It is a comprehensive list of all commercial and industrial parcels for sale in the district, which provides the browser with property specifications and contact information for the appropriate real estate agent. The goal of the PAL is not to promote or advocate businesses, but rather to avoid vacancies and assist in the occupancy of commercial buildings in the district, in turn stimulating the local economy. '''Recent programs''' The Business Improvement Program was launched in June 2008. It is a grant program designed to assist business owners in the TIFA district who wish to repair structural or exterior deterioration of their buildings. Education thumb 250px right Robichaud High School (Image:Robichaud high school dearborn heights michigan.JPG) Dearborn Heights is divided into five school districts. Most north end residents are in the Crestwood School District (Crestwood School District (Michigan)) or Dearborn Public Schools, "General Student Enrollment Dearborn Public Schools" while south end residents fall into the Westwood Community School District (Westwood Community School District (Michigan)) or the Dearborn Heights No. 7 School District. There are three High Schools in Dearborn Heights: Crestwood High School (Crestwood High School (Michigan)) on Beech Daly Road (Crestwood School District), Robichaud High School on Janet Street (Westwood Community Schools), and Annapolis High School (Annapolis High School (Michigan)) on Clippert Street (Dearborn Heights District No. 7). A small portion is within the Wayne-Westland Community Schools. "Home." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 12, 2012. It is zoned to Hicks Elementary School in Inkster (Inkster, Michigan), "hicks.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. Marshall Upper Elementary School in Westland (Westland, Michigan), "marshall.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. Stevenson Middle School in Westland, "stevenson.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. and John Glenn High School (John Glenn High School (Westland, Michigan)) in Westland. "johnglenn.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 2, 2013. Portions of Dearborn Heights in the Taylor School District are assigned to Taylor Parks Elementary School, "Elementary School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. Hoover Middle School, "Middle School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. and Harry S. Truman High School (Harry S. Truman High School (Taylor, Michigan)), all in Taylor (Taylor, Michigan). "High School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. Private schools The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit operated St. Mel Elementary School in Dearborn Heights. It closed in 2005. "15 Catholic Schools To Close In Metro Detroit." Click on Detroit. March 17, 2005. Retrieved on October 7, 2011. Post-secondary education A campus of Henry Ford Community College is located in the north end. "DEARBORN HEIGHTS CAMPUS - Maps & Directions" Henry Ford Community College. Retrieved on January 6, 2012 References ''This cemetery is named for St. Hedwig. Hedwig (c. 1174 - 1243) was also known as Jawiga...'' Though the metropolitan Detroit area has historically had a large number of persons of Polish heritage, the cemetery was not named for Jadwiga of Poland, the Queen of Poland who was canonized a saint in 1997.
by United Empire Loyalists and named in honour of St Andrews, Scotland. The town is well preserved, with many original buildings still in place (some of which were floated to the town on barges from Castine, Maine at the end of the Revolutionary War). There are many layers of history visible starting from the late 18th century, including the town's well-known formal grid street layout and many historic buildings. Many of the commercial buildings on Water Street date from
of Virginia-Highland resident and anti-freeway activist John Howell (John Howell (Atlanta)), who died from complications of HIV in 1988. During the 1970s and 1980s the VHCA also worked to improve the city's process of home inspection, to develop a resource network of quality, affordable service providers to aid homeowners in renovation, and to encourage developers to lease renovated commercial buildings “as is” at low rates in order to encourage new and unique businesses, and thus a truly distinct commercial district. In the early 1980s, Atkins Park restaurant was renovated. Meanwhile, Stuart Meddin bought and renovated the 1925 commercial block at North Highland and Virginia. In 1988, the turn-of-the-century trolley barns on References
. The racial makeup of the city was 79.6% White (White (U.S. Census)), 1.8% African American (African American (U.S. Census)), 0.7% Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 7.2% Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 0.9% Pacific Islander (Race (U.S. Census)), 5.9% from other races (Race (U.S. Census)), and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic (Hispanic (U.S. Census)) or Latino (Latino (U.S. Census)) of any race were 12.7% of the population. There were 19,157 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples (Marriage) living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.04. The median age in the city was 37.4 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.2% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female. 2000 census As of the census of 2000, there were 41,223 people, 16,507 households, and 10,746 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,795.3 people per square mile (1,465.6 km²). There were 17,369 housing units at an average density of 1,599.1 per square mile (617.5 km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.38% White (White (U.S. Census)), 5.57% Asian (Asian (U.S. Census)), 1.14% African American (African American (U.S. Census)), 0.61% Native American (Native American (U.S. Census)), 0.53% Pacific Islander (Pacific Islander (U.S. Census)), 3.76% from other races (Race (United States Census)), and 3.00% from two or more races
of Urban Neighborhoods in Shawinigan, 1899-1951). thumb 220px right Industrial prosperity fostered the mergence of new districts over the decades that followed the foundation of Shawinigan Falls. (Image:Shawinigan_Neighborhoods.PNG) Urban development steadily increased in Downtown Shawinigan. By 1921, this sector was densely filled with commercial buildings on Fourth and Fifth street, as well as Station Avenue, one-family residences along the Riverside corridor (current-day St-Maurice
. The Susquehanna River flows westward past the south part of the city. Interstate 88 (Interstate 88 (east)) follows the course of the Susquehanna River past Oneonta. New York State Route 7, New York State Route 23 and New York State Route 28 pass through the city. Architecture The architecture of Oneonta is mostly plain townhouses, and low-rise commercial buildings. Oneonta has very few industrial complexes. Because of its location, Oneonta does not serve as a prime
, the financial sector, justice and the municipal government helped maintain activity until the Great Depression began in 1929. The relocation of port facilities further east deprived Old Montreal of many companies related to the maritime trade, leaving many abandoned warehouses and commercial buildings. The downtown-area relocation several blocks north and the nearly-complete absence of residents (there were only a few hundred in 1950) had the effect of emptying the district at the close of business
*Cooley House, Lewis and Clark College, Portland
Founded on March 30, 1910, the university is a dual campus institution, with the main campus located in Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast campus located in Long Beach (Long Beach, Mississippi) http: www.usm.edu gc . Other teaching sites include the Stennis Space Center (John C. Stennis Space Center), Keesler Air Force Base, and the Gulf Coast Research Lab.