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Birmingham in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bell Building

 
 
Bell Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 26, 2015
1. Bell Building Marker
Inscription. In 1915, Samuel Oliver Wylie Bell, at one time Village Trustee, bought out his partner George Daines in the combined furniture store and undertaking establishment and built a two story brick structure. In 1929, the store was remodeled and S.S. Kresge moved in and occupied the space until 1953. Although the building has been considerably altered, it still retains its two bay configuration.
 
Location. 42° 32.83′ N, 83° 12.895′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Old Woodward Avenue and Hamilton Road, on the left when traveling north on North Old Woodward Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 183 & 185 North Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham MI 48009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Erity-Nixon Building (a few steps from this marker); Huston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy McBride Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quarton Building
Bell Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 26, 2015
2. Bell Building and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Field Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnston-Shaw Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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