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Pleasant Ridge - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Pleasant Ridge: $432,700 / County Avg $527,100
Avg Taxes in Pleasant Ridge: $5,200 / County Avg $5,400
Avg Sq. Ft. in Pleasant Ridge: 1,989 / County Avg 2,518
Avg Price per/ft2 in Pleasant Ridge: $217 / County Avg $209
Avg Walkscore in Pleasant Ridge: 50 / County Avg 30
Avg Year Built in Pleasant Ridge: 1937 / County Avg 1978
Avg Days on Website in Pleasant Ridge: 19 / County Avg 72
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Pleasant Ridge began with the subdivision of the Mayday farm by Burt Taylor in 1913. It incorporated as a village in 1921 and as a city in 1927. On December 1, 2009, the Pleasant Ridge City Council approved plans for the city's first bar. Pleasant Ridge had previously been a dry community.
The city is named after the slight ridge that ran through the city.
One of Pleasant Ridge's most popular landmarks was Hedge's Wigwam, a Native American-themed cafeteria-style restaurant which was located at 10 Mile and Woodward from 1927 until 1967.
Pleasant Ridge was actively involved in disputing the construction of Interstate 696