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  • Ray Guest
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    Caspar J Lingemans Quarton Road subdivision is located in Birmingham between the east side of Chesterfield Avenue, to the west of Pilgrim Avenue, the south side of Redding Road, and the north side of Oak Avenue. There are a lot of large upscale homes here. Most of the homes were built between 1930 and the present. As of late 2020 homes have sold there for between $630,000 and $3,067,000 with sizes ranging from 2300 square feet and 6500 square feet. It is in highly ranked Birmingham Schools. There are nearby hiking/walking paths a couple of blocks away at Lower Baldwin Park that runs around Quarton Lake. There is a fishing dock on Quarton Lake along the trail.

    From the Lower Baldwin Park Trail on the east side of Quarton Lake, a couple of blocks will take you to Booth Trail along the Rouge River to the east. You can also continue south to the Linden Park Trail that also runs along the Rouge River to the south.
  • Ray Guest
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    Birmingham, MI
    Birmingham is a city with a population of about 20,000 that is located 18 miles northwest of downtown Detroit on Woodward Avenue and Maple Road. It is an affluent city. According to census data, between 2010 and 2016 the average annual household income was $112,545. The average annual household income for the U.S during that time frame was $55,322.

    It has a vibrant downtown with lots of shopping, dining, nightlife, and commercial space. According to the 2010 census, over 38% of the population have a Graduate/Professional Degree and over 35% have a Bachelor's degree. That is over 78% of the population with a Bachelor's degree or higher. Also according to the 2010 census, about 30% of the U.S. population has a Bachelor's degree or higher, so it is a well-educated town. As would be expected for an affluent highly educated community, their public schools are highly ranked. See the link below.
  • Ray Guest
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    Kenning Park in Birmingham is located near East Lincoln Street and South Eton Street. It is a 21-acre park and includes softball diamonds, an ice arena, and a skateboard park. There is a nice shaded playground and sitting area.

    Kenning Park also houses the Birmingham Racquet Club with six indoor tennis courts in the wintertime, but in the summertime with the domes down and you have 10 outdoor tennis courts. The private Forrest Hills Swim Club is located next to Kenning Park and has a partnership with the Birmingham Racquet Club. The BRC has a number of programs including lessons, summer camps, leagues, USTA Teams, and others. See the link below.
  • Ray Guest
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    Birmingham, MI
    Linden Park Trail in Birmingham is located south of West Maple Road about a 1/4 mile west of Southfield Road and West Maple Road. By the way, the Willits Trail is across the street from that intersection and connects to the Booth Trail.

    Linden Park Trail runs along the Rouge River. It is about a 1/2 mile long and is perhaps the prettiest of the four trails in the immediate area. The Booth Trail connects to the Quarton Lake Trail which is right across the West Maple Road to the north of Linden Park Trail. The south end of the trail is accessible from Shirley Road near West Lincoln Street.
  • Ray Guest
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    Birmingham, MI
    Quarton Lake Trail is located in Lower Baldwin Park near Harmon Street and Lakeside Drive. The trail runs around the lake and is a little less than a mile long. It runs along the entire east side of the lake and half down the northwest side of the lake. There is a fishing dock on the east side of the lake and the south end of the trail ends at West Maple Road.

    A short walk to the east on West Maple Road will take you to Willits Trail at the intersection of Southfield Road and West Maple Road. The Willits Trail connects to the Booth Trail by crossing the bridge over the Rouge River at Willits Street, or instead of walking down Maple Road to the Willets Trail, you can cross West Maple Road and continue on the Linden Park Trail. Booth Trail ends at Booth Park at the intersection of Harmon Street and Old Woodward Avenue with a nice play area for kids and nearby restaurants and shopping. I have included a link to a map of Birmingham Trails but it does not include Manor Park which also has some trails.

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