The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes” with Ron Campbell The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes” with Ron Campbell of Oakland County’s Economic and Community Affairs division on Tuesday, February 18, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The early part of the twentieth century saw an American phenomenon in housing choices and ways to build houses. The automobile assembly line in … [Read more...]

Reflections of Michigan’s Train Depots

Travel through Time in America’s Train Depots at the Rochester Hills Public Library The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Lighthouses along Rivers of Steel: Reflections of Michigan’s Train Depots,” presented by Preservation Architects Ron Campbell and Jackie Hoist, May 24 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Campbell and Hoist will explore the entire history of America’s industrialization through one of the most recognizable and romantic buildings, the train depot. These buildings were … [Read more...]

If these Walls could Talk by Ron Campbell

Oakland Township Celebrates National Preservation Month The presentation, If these Walls could Talk, will discuss: Which American architectural style did the wood lathe, the paint can and the steam locomotive motivate? How did a religious revival inspire one of the most recognized architectural styles in America? How did a French tax result in one of Americas, rare, but much admired architectural styles? May 15 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Paint Creek Cider Mill 4480 Orion … [Read more...]