context: evolution of a riverfrontCuesfrom context…
History is a key consideration, but we’relooking beyond buildings and structures
Evolution is a part of Ceresco’s character—thecommunity is not an artifact
The dam is no longer serving its originalpurpose, but what remains after its removalcan be made useful and attractive
context: evolution of a riverfront1825
Ceresco area, excerpt from records of Public Land Survey, 1825.
Ceresco, excerpt from “Map of Calhoun County, Michigan.” Published by Geil, Harley & Silverd, Philadelphia; compiled by Beychler& Wenig,1858.
Ceresco, excerpt from “Atlas of Calhoun Co. Michigan.” Published by F.W. Beers & Co.: New York, 1873.