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Oakman Blvd Community

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“Due to the dedication, compassion, and determination of its residents, District 7 is making progress and has created a level of collaboration that will sustain the community for generations to come.” - Councilman Gabe Leland

WE ARE OAKMAN BLVD COMMUNITY

Oakman Blvd. Community takes its name from master land developer and Realtor Robert Oakman. As the automobile industry grew, there weren’t many roads for the vehicles to travel safely, so Oakman proposed a road that was similar to Grand Boulevard. Working with good friend John Dodge who invested nearly $250,000 for the project, he was able to get it built, envisioning a road that would travel in a circle so drivers could enjoy views of the city and beautiful homes. Originally called Ford Highway, then Oakland Highway and finally Oakman Boulevard, it extends from Hamilton in Highland Park to Michigan Avenue in Dearborn. Still wanting it to be on par with Grand, Oakman began building homes in the styles of colonial revival, early English and Tudor. The neighborhood has remained relatively stable over the years and earned a spot on the Detroit Local Historic District List in 1989.

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Investments
PRIVATE INVESTMENTS
$1.6M
garbage pick up day
PICK UP DAY
INFO
home renovation permits
HOME RENOVATIONS
138
improve detroit issues resolved
ISSUES RESOLVED
892

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number of parks
PARKS
0
number of homes
HOMES
4,360
number of schools
SCHOOLS
2
libraries
LIBRARIES
1

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