The Anglin house is a brick structure exhibiting a mix of architectural styles. It demonstrates the increasing wealth of a growing community. The good farm land of SE Oakland County produced many commodities including: sheep, apples and other fruit and grain crops. Through the railroad and Grand River Avenue, the community had access to Detroit, Michigan and the world beyond. As farmers in the area prospered, they had more disposable income. The Novi Road, Grand River Avenue corners area was the focal point of the growing community. The fortunes of the merchants in the Novi Corners area increased as the prosperity of the community increased. The solidity of the Anglin house is a testament to the increasing wealth of the area.