Rochdale Village board of directors ratifies mall’s redesign and expansion

Members of the Rochdale Village Board of Directors recently ratified plans for Marion Scott Realty Inc. to proceed with renovation of Big Mall #1 located at Guy R. Brewer and Baisley Boulevards.  The mall’s facelift is the first major one … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Turns 50: Countdown to the Anniversary Gala

The countdown begins for the 50th Anniversary Black Tie gala which is scheduled to take place at the Grand Ballroom and Auditorium in the Rochdale Village Community Center. The Rochdale Village Community Center was designed to be the centerpiece of … Continue reading

Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary Symposium: Panel Discussions

Panel Discussion Overview Rochdale Village is revving up for what is expected to be a monumental kick-off to this year’s celebratory anniversary festivities. On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the Anniversary Symposium being coordinated by the Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary Ad … Continue reading

Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary in Black and White

In the 1950’s and 60’s, the concept of blacks and whites willingly living together was completely unheard of.  Historically, tense racial divides still existed at that time. In 1959, efforts to implement a pilot study on the effect of fair housing … Continue reading