The History of Brooklands

The "Brooklands" have a Long History with Big Changes Coming The Brooklands area in southeastern Rochester Hills is undergoing a makeover project this summer. The Auburn Corridor Plan seeks to attract new investment in Brooklands by improving traffic flow, parking, pedestrian and bicycle paths, landscaping, neighborhood amenities and curb appeal of commercial structures. While much discussion time has recently been devoted to the future of Brooklands, far less attention has been given to its … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Receives Nearly $500,000 for Auburn Road

Aims to Transform Corridor into Vibrant District The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) Transportation Alternatives Program awarded the City of Rochester Hills $481,318 to develop the Auburn Road Streetscape. This funding will be utilized as part of an approximately $10 million project that will make Auburn Road Corridor into a unique destination. Upgrades like wide sidewalks, benches, bike racks, and street lighting will give the stretch between Culbertson and … [Read more...]

City Officials Encourage Residents to Share Their Vision

Rochester Hills Seeks Community Input for Future Development The City of Rochester Hills is embarking on a planning study for the Auburn Road Corridor. This area is also referred to as Olde Towne or the Brooklands (from Culbertson Ave. to Dequindre Rd.) The city is looking for residents to share their thoughts and opinions to help this area become a vibrant business district. This ten minute survey is available online at "Having residential feedback is … [Read more...]