2022 Community Guide issue - LIFESTYLE 4 Birmingham Bloomfield

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Archives & Museums Features the Allen House, built in 1928 and the Hunter House, circa1822. The museum utilizes changing exhibits to tell the many stories of the community’s rich heritage. Postcards, books, videos and other souvenir items of local interest are available. The museum is open for public tours Tuesday through Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Located on the north side of Maple at Southfield Road. Admission is $5.00 for Students and Seniors, $7.00 for Adults, children 5 and under are Free. The single admission includes a tour of the Allen and Hunter Houses. For more information call 530-1928 or visit www.bhamgov.org

Bloomfield Historical Society

1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills 48302 • (248) 203-9798 www.bloomfieldhistoricalsociety.org. For those living in Bloomfield Hills or Bloomfield Township, log on for events, local history and membership information. Cranbrook Educational Community, located on the lower level of the Cranbrook Art Museum. Phone 645-3583, www.cranbrook.edu/archives.The public is invited to use this collection of photography, architectural drawings and historical documents relating to the founders of Cranbrook, faculty, staff, alumni and other individuals associated with the community since 1904. Tues.-Fri.: 11:00am - 5:00pm or by appointment.

Cranbrook Art Museum

39221 N. Woodward, Bloomfield Hills 48303 • 645-3323 www.cranbrookartmuseum.org See “Things To Do” section.

Cranbrook Institute of Science

39221 N. Woodward, Bloomfield Hills 48303 • 645-3200 https://science.cranbrook.edu . See “Things To Do” section.

Franklin Historical Museum

26165 13 Mile Road at Kirk Lane, Franklin 48025 • 538-0273, www.franklin-history.org. Hours: Open by appointment. Memorabilia, artifacts and replicas from the Village as well as historical collections from early residents.

Saarinen House

On the campus of the Cranbrook Educational Community. Operated by the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. House is open to the public, call (248) 645-3307 or check www.center.cranbrook.edu for dates and times. See “Things to Do”. Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House Tours May through October. This Bloomfield Hills home was commissioned by Sara and Melvyn Smithand Wright called it “my little gem.” Tours are operated by the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Call 248-645-3307. www.center.cranbrook.edu

Business Connections Automation Alley

2675 Bellingham Drive, Troy 48083 (800) 427-5100 • www.automationalley.com Michigan’s premier technology and manufacturing business association.

Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber

725 South Adams, Suite 130, Birmingham 48009 644-1700 • www.bbcc.com

Birmingham Shopping District

151 Martin St., Birmingham 48009 • 530-1200 www.allinbirmingham.com Log on for a directory of businesses and up-to-date lease space available.

City of Birmingham

151 Martin St., P.O. Box 3001, Birmingham 48012 530-1800 • www.bhamgov.org Click on “Businesses” for applications, zoning information, special land use permits, historic designations and more.

Bloomfield Township

433-7700 • www.bloomfieldtwp.org Click on “Business” for information regarding commercial development, availability, permits and ordinances.

Village of Franklin

626-9666 • www.franklin.mi.us • Click on Permits/Applications.

Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs One Stop Shop Business Center 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328 (248) 858-0783 • www.oakgov.com Business assistance, workshops, planning, counseling, etc.

Small Business Development Center Southeast Michigan Region (Macomb, Oakland, Wayne Counties) (734) 487-0355 • www.sbdcmichigan.org Offers support in all areas of business

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) 313) 961-4266 • www.semcog.org Community and regional long-range forecasts of employment estimates and demographic data, transportation plans and maps.

Communications (cable, internet and phone) Apple – (248) 822-0081 • www.apple.com Somerset Mall 2800 W. Big Beaver, Troy ATT – (800) 288-2020 • www.att.com Authorized dealers in Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township. Comcast – (800) 934-6489 • www.xfinityonline.com Directv – (855) 838-4388 • www.directv.com Dish Network – (888) 656-2461 • www.dish.com Verizon – (800) 256-4646 • www.verizonwireless.com Vonage – (800) 968-8720 • www.vonage.com Wide Open West (WoW) – (866) 496-9669 • www.wowway.com


Smith House

644-1520 • www.bloomfieldhillsmi.net Click on “Business” for planning link.


Cranbrook Archives

City of Bloomfield Hills


The Birmingham Museum

Dial area code 248 with all phone numbers, unless otherwise noted.