LIFESTYLE 4 Greater Rochester - 2022 Community Guide

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Archives, Museums and Historical Data City of Rochester Historical Commission

400 Sixth St., Rochester 48307 (248) 651-9061 www.ci.rochester.mi.us Features buildings, people and objects of historical significance online and does “Historic Marker” project for homes in area over 50 years old.

Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District

388 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland Twp. 48363 (248) 651-7810 Tours by appointment Sixteen acres within Cranberry Lake Park. Consists of the main house, caretakers house, Flumerfelt Barn (circa 1879) replica of a carriage house, spring house, greenhouse and other out buildings.

Rochester Grain Elevator (formerly Griggs Brothers)

303 E. University, Rochester This two and three story wood structure is made up of three separate buildings joined to make one. Built in 1880 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens

480 S. Adams Rd., Rochester 48309 (248) 364-6200 www.meadowbrookhall.org Built in 1926-29 for Matilda Dodge Wilson in Tudor Revival architecture - 110 rooms, 88,000 square feet. Open to public year round.

Oakland County Historical Resources

www.oaklandcountyhistory.org This consortium of libraries and historical societies offers a wide variety of books, documents, newspapers, postcards, etc. online for public view.

Business Connections Automation Alley

2675 Bellingham Dr., Troy 48083 (800) 427-5100 www.automationalley.com Offers numerous services to grow high tech businesses

City of Rochester Economic and Community Development 400 Sixth Street, Rochester 48307 (248) 733-3700 www.ci.rochester.mi.us

City of Rochester Hills Planning and Economic Development 1000 Rochester Hills Dr., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 656-4660 www.rochesterhills.org

BBB Serving Eastern Michigan

20300 W. 12 Mile, Ste. 202, Southfield 48076 (248) 223-9400 • bbb.org/detroit

Detroit SCORE Chapter 18

(313) 226-7947 www.semichigan.score.org Counseling workshops for small business owners in various locations

Michigan Small Business Development Center Southeast Michigan Region (833) 522-0025 www.michigansbdc.org

Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center

(248) 858-0783 www.oakgov.com “Advantage Oakland” has numerous programs available to help with resources, connections, and development. Log on and click Business and Program tabs for more information.

Oakland Township Planning and Zoning

4393 Collins Rd., Rochester 48306 (248) 651-4440 • www.oaklandtownship.org

Oakland Township Historical Society

OU Incubator

Rochester Avon Historical Society

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

384 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland Twp. 48363 (586) 752-6154 www.oaklandtownshiphistoricalsociety.org Log on for meetings schedule, programs and projects. (248) 266-5440 www.rochesteravonhistoricalsociety.org Log on to view newsletters, calendar of events and projects. The society has launched a website that shows pictures and locations of numerous sites of historic interest www.oaklandregionalhistoricsites.com

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

1005 Van Hoosen Rd., Rochester Hills 48306 (248) 656-4663 www.rochesterhills.org In Stoney Creek Village; 16-acre award winning museum complex featuers an 1840’s Farmhouse,1850’s Red House and renovated dairy barn. Has archives, exhibits, programs, store, Stoney Creek one room schoolhouse and (active) vintage Rochester Grangers Baseball Club.

Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900 www.rhpl.org

Schuette Oak

Corner of Letts and Rush Roads in Oakland Township. Measuring 120 feet tall, 20.5 feet in diameter this National Tree Champion (from 1972-1978) is thought to be over 500 years old.

419 Golf View Ln., Oakland University, Rochester 48309 Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion, (248) 648-4800 www.oakland.edu/ouinc 71 Walnut St., Ste. 110, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-6700 www.rrc-mi.com

Rochester Downtown Development Authority 308 ½ Main St., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-0060 downtownrochestermi.com

National Trust For Historic Preservation

(202) 588-6000 www.savingplaces.org Main Street award organization. Log on for preservation issues and membership information.

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

1001 Woodward Ave., Ste. 1400 Detroit, 48226 (313) 961-4266 www.semcog.org Provides data and analysis on Southeast Michigan and direct assistance in areas of environment, transportation, community and economic development. Also lobbies in Lansing and Washington D.C.

T-Mobile (866) 866-7509 www.t-mobile.com

Communications (cable, internet, and phone) Apple 800) MY-APPLE www.apple.com

Apple Store @ Somerset Collection in Troy (248) 822-0081 Apple Store @ Partridge Creek in Clinton Twp. (586) 840-0500 AT & T (248) 601-1818 or 611 from cell phone www.att.com Authorized Dealer at: • 1270 Walton, Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 601-1818 Century Link (800) 788-3600 www.centurylink.com DirecTV (Satellite) (888) 359-9016 www.directv.com Dish Network (Satellite) (888) 359-8966 www.dishnetwork.com Frontier (844) 316-6749 www.frontier.com HughsNet (844) 281-9091 internet.hughsnet.com

(Services T-mobile and Sprint) Authorized Dealers at: • 3082 S. Rochester Rd. • 1168 S. Rochester Road Rochester 48306 Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 844-5100 (248) 652-1823 • 6910 N. Rochester Rd. • 3158 Walton Rochester Hills 48306 Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 601-4141 (248) 453-5299

Verizon www.verizonwireless.com Authorized Dealers at: • 3159 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 • (248) 853-0550 • 1467 N. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 • (248) 608-0010 • 2554 N. Squirrel Rd., Auburn Hills 48326 • (248) 371-3500 Wide Open West (866) 496-9669 • www.wowway.com