City Hall

City Hall (HM1M9T)

Location: Birmingham, MI 48009 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 32.744', W 83° 12.931'

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City Hall was built in 1928 and housed the village and township offices, as well as, the fire and police departments. The tower was used for drying fire hoses until about 1950. It was also designed to accommodate a clock. A Civic Center plan, including a new city hall, park and library building was first conceived by Village President, Charles J. Shain, and Commissioners Charles A. Bingham and Samuel Oliver Wylie Bell. City Hall was designed by Burrowes & Eurich, a Detroit firm who also designed the library. The materials used in both buildings are similar and their designs complement each other. Groundbreaking began in January 1928. The building construction was completed within 10 months and the first Village Commission meeting was held in October of that year.
HM NumberHM1M9T
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Date Added Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 10:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 318088 N 4712750
Decimal Degrees42.54573333, -83.21551667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 32.744', W 83° 12.931'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 32' 44.64" N, 83° 12' 55.86" W
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Area Code(s)248
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151 Martin St, Birmingham MI 48009, US
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