Farm Buildings Lost To Housing Development

When the farm goes, so does the barn.
November 12, 2003, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Board by board Neal Bykerk tears down his old barn, now ringed by expensive homes. Located at the corner of Willoughby Road and Lott Avenue, it was part of an 80-acre farm that's now 130 homes in the College Heights Subdivision. The average home value is $235,000. Barns in mid-Michigan and across the nation are rapidly disappearing from the landscape because of development pressures and high maintenance costs."

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Monday, November 10, 2003 in Lansing State Journal
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