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Ypsilanti Township Sells Willow Village to Private Developers, February 1955

Ypsilanti Township Sells Willow Village to Private Developers, February 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 23, 1955
Caption
WILLOW VILLAGE SALE COMPLETED TODAY: Ypsilanti township Supr. Henry F. hicks (center) signs his name is the voluminous contract by which the township said Willow Village to a group of private developers and builders, headed by Sidney C. Barnes (right), Township Clerk Donald E. Ehle looks on during the formal signing, which, was followed by a tour of the Village for press representatives and area officials.

Willow Development Company Buys Willow Village, February 1955

Willow Development Company Buys Willow Village, February 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 24, 1955
Caption
WILLOW VILLAGE BUILDERS: Pictured on the grounds of Christ Lutheran Church in Willow Village are nine of the 10 general partners and the two limited partners of the Willow Development Co., which yesterday signed a purchase agreement calling for redevelopment of the 1,641-acre Willow Village area. Left to right, they are: (front row) Fred Gattegno of Royal Oak, Sidney C. Barnes, A. Richard Tischler and Harry C. Davidson, all of Detroit, and Stephen Lanyi of Oak Park; (second row), Justin McCaslin, realtor, and Fred Palma, dairy owner, both of Ypsilanti township (limited partners), Jack Gattegno of Royal Oak (brother of Fred Gattegno) and Samuel Seyburn of Detroit (top row) Morton Graddis and Milton M. Howard, both of Detroit. Not pictured is the 10th generation partner, Arthur Howard of Detroit, twin brother of Milton Howard.

David Byrd House Living Room Restoration, December 1978

David Byrd House Living Room Restoration, December 1978 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 31, 1978
Caption
Living room: note repaneled fireplace, piano he repaired, other "junk" he restored to prime condition

David Byrd House Stove Restoration, December 1978

David Byrd House Stove Restoration, December 1978 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 31, 1978
Caption
Jewell of kitchen: a stove restored to mint condition