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Parkridge Residents Mourn The Loss Of Home In The Lead Up To Redevelopment

Mar 18, 2016

Parkridge after is was built in the 1940s.
Credit City of Ypsilanti

The last of Ypsilanti’s historic Southside housing developments will soon be torn down and rebuilt.

89.1 WEMU’s Amanda LeClaire spoke with two longtime residents, Lolitha O'Day and Willie James Wilson, about the bittersweet change to the place they're called home for decades, Parkridge.

Parkridge as it looks today.
Credit City of Ypsilanti

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— Amanda LeClaire is a reporter and producer for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact her at 734.487.3363 or email her aleclair@emich.edu