WCSX City of the Week

WCSX City of the Week

City of The Week Factoids - Rochester City of the Week

Congratulations to Garden City!
You’re the WCSX City of the Week from Monday June 26th – Friday June 30th!

Below are some fun facts about Garden City that you can use to pass our  City of the Week Quiz!

  • Who settled Garden City?

    Irish settlers came to Garden City in the 1830’s. Garden City was once even known as “New Ireland” and “Irish Town”.

  • A city of gardens?

    Property in garden City was first sold in one acre lots, so that each resident had enough land to grow their own fruit and vegetables. Like a “Garden City”!

  • What changed Garden City?

    Garden City was mostly Home Farm properties until the rise of the Detroit Automotive Industry in the 1930’s

  • How old is Garden City?

    Garden City officially became a city in 1933.

  • Garden City Firsts!

    Garden City was home to the very first K-Mart store, the very first Little Caesar’s Pizza location, and the first sit-down/dine-in McDonald’s in Michigan!

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