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Pleasant Ridge - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Pleasant Ridge: $444,800 / County Avg $494,600
Avg Taxes in Pleasant Ridge: $5,500 / County Avg $5,300
Avg Sq. Ft. in Pleasant Ridge: 2,034 / County Avg 2,448
Avg Price per/ft2 in Pleasant Ridge: $219 / County Avg $202
Avg Walkscore in Pleasant Ridge: 55 / County Avg 29
Avg Year Built in Pleasant Ridge: 1941 / County Avg 1977
Avg Days on Website in Pleasant Ridge: 37 / County Avg 68
Pleasant Ridge Real Estate Market Health
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