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Michigan Avenue

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1870–1910. Michigan Ave. between Remington and Lee sts.

Fort Saginaw, the military garrison established in 1822, which was located near the present-day intersection of Court and Hamilton streets, was the original nucleus of the Saginaw City business district. Two small residential districts located a respectable distance from Saginaw City's business district on N. and S. Michigan Avenue were the west side's grandest. Here were the residences of second-generation businessmen, lumbermen, and investors who built houses that closely paralleled the residential developments of the east side.

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Author: 
Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Michigan Avenue", [Saginaw, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-SA1.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 310-310.

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