Facts And Information About The Granville NeighborhoodPosted by: admin / Category: Uncategorized
The Granville neighborhood, in northwest Milwaukee, is a small, historic community which lies partially within the city limits. The neighborhood’s borders include County Line Road to the north, Mill Road to the south, and 124th Street and 68th Street to the west and east, respectively.
Granville was originally a small town separate from the city. In 1955, this town was split in two, with one portion becoming the village of Brown Deer, and the other portion annexed by the city of Milwaukee in 1956.I found some more information here.The whole story can be found at http://livingstrongandhappy.blogspot.com/2012/02/walmart-on-brown-deer-road-closing-this.html
Granville was initially settled in 1835, in part by people from Granville, NY, who gave the area its name. Later settlers include the Pennsylvania Dutch, a group of German Lutherans whose influence is still felt today in Granville.
Granville’s population is around 50,000, over two zip code areas. It is close to airports, colleges, and other amenities. Granville is a close-knit, family-oriented community.
Today, Granville is undergoing a revitalization, enhancing residents’ quality of life and opportunities for cultural experiences. Historically a working-class community, Granville has recently added new subdivisions, industrial parks to increase opportunities for commerce, and the recently renovated Granville Station, once called the Northridge Mall, home to many exciting shopping and dining options.