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

The Badder Building

22801 Woodward

 

— established 1920 —

 
The Badder Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 25, 2017
1. The Badder Building Marker
Inscription.  At the northwest corner was the first two story brick commercial and office building in Ferndale, home to Leonard's Drugs in the 1920's and McMillan's Drugs in the 1940's. Two well-known businesses, Federal Department Store and Radio City, encompassed the rest of the block. In the 1950's, Federal's extended to the corner, taking over the drug store location.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 27.629′ N, 83° 8.07′ W. Marker is in Ferndale, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Woodward Avenue (State Highway 1) and Nine Mile Road. Marker is in the sidewalk on the median of Woodward Avenue on the south side of Nine Mile Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ferndale MI 48220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Professional Building (here, next to this marker); The Lux Building (here, next to this marker); Ferndale Center Building (here, next to this marker); The Crow's Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); The Inter-Urban Railcar - Detroit United Railway
Marker and Site of the Former Badder Building image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 25, 2017
2. Marker and Site of the Former Badder Building
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Deputy Albert Anderson (within shouting distance of this marker); From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Vincent Chin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ferndale.
 
Site of the Badder Building image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 25, 2017
3. Site of the Badder Building
The site of the Badder Building is now the Rust Belt Market.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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