The Streets of Grandmont Rosedale

It is common for a city to name its streets after historic military officers or men significant in a city’s early history.  Chalfonte, for instance, was named after a French Lieutenant posted at Fort Ponchartrain during the 1750s.  Henry R. Schoolcraft is remembered as an early 1800s explorer, geographer, geologist and ethnologist whose contributions would…

Leaving a Legacy in Grandmont

Grandmont resident Kevin Johnson is a busy man.  As the Grandmont historian, Kevin stores and keeps track of his neighborhood’s newsletters, The Grandmonitor.  Kevin doesn’t just store them though, he reads them.  He reads them because he believes that “history is important.  It’s important to leave a legacy, and that’s what I find in the…

2nd Annual Community Forum Scheduled for Saturday, September 28

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation invites you to attend the 2nd annual Grandmont Rosedale Community Forum which will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am to 2 pm at New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on 15340 Southfield. This community meeting is a follow up to the Community Visioning Workshop that…

Neighborhood Open House Draws Hundreds of Visitors

Hundreds of visitors crowded the North Rosedale Park Community House on Sunday, May 5 for the 8th Annual Neighborhood Open House. Visitors were able to view 12 homes for sale, ranging in price from $45,000 to $137,000, as well as one home for rent. Bikers from Wheelhouse Detroit joined neighborhood residents for a bike tour…

Program Offers Help for Minor Home Repairs

State Representative David Nathan is teaming up with the non-profit organization Rippling Hope to provide home repair services this spring and summer to residents of Michigan’s 8th House District, including all homes within the Grandmont Rosedale area boundaries.  The program recruits volunteers to do minor home repairs such as painting, weatherization, fixing leaky faucets or…