Farmington Hills in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Edward Beals House
This Storybook Tudor with faux thatch roof was designed by Emily Butterfield of Farmington, Michigan's first female architect. In 1925, Great Lakes Land Corp. President Edward E. Beals developed the Oaklands subdivision emphasizing country living on the Bond Farm, one hour from Detroit. The wooded property, originally larger, had a putting green to the west. Edward and Irene Beals lived in the house from 1925 to 1935; the Great Depression halting plans after only 11 homes were built. The house and garage are finished stucco; the roof originally cedar shakes. The exterior is unchanged and most interior features remain as well, including windows, millwork and lighting.
Erected by Farmington Hills Historic District Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 42° 30.963′ N, 83° 21.816′ W. Marker is in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Ardmore Drive and Bond Boulevard, on the right when traveling southTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31805 Bond Boulevard, Farmington MI 48334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chene House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry C. Bach House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Glen Oaks (approx. half a mile away); North Farmington Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); North Farmington (approx. 1.1 miles away); McCabe Funeral Home (approx. 1.2 miles away); Samuel Davis House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fractional District School (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington Hills.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.