Monthly Archives: May 2007

Liberty Lofts | Downsizing Can Be Liberating

ANN ARBOR, MI –  Moving from a family house into a loft can be both scary and liberating, according to some new owners of the condominium residences at Liberty Lofts, 315 Second Street, in Ann Arbor. “You do feel freer,” said Susan Galardi. She and her husband, Robert, both in their 50s, moved from their…
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IKEA Design Manager Opens the Doors of Her Royal Oak Condo

Written by Jeanine Matlow | Photos by Rosh Sillars Heidi Tippery gives new meaning to “bringing work home.” Her 
condo at Royal Oak’s MarketSquare is colorful, contemporary and 
comfortable – everything you would expect from a communications
 and interior design manager for IKEA in Canton. The single
 professional shares her design secrets with Strut. Go…
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Historic Panel Recognizes Work for Preservation

BY MARIANNE RZEPKA News Staff Reporter A historic house that was moved to a new site and a preserved railroad trestle were recognized with Special Merit Awards from Ann Arbor’s Historic District Commission Monday night. “We want to celebrate preservation and recognize people who are doing a good job,” said Susan Wineberg, a member of…
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Liberty Lofts in Ann Arbor Wins Sustainability Award

The Ann Arbor Historic District Commission awarded the Liberty Lofts development an Adaptive Reuse Award as an outstanding example of sustainable development. The downtown development is redeveloping an old factory on the block surrounded by Liberty, First, William and Second streets near the city’s Old West Side, an old German immigrant enclave. Approximately 70,000 of…
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SkyLofts MarketSquare | Lofts & Metro Detroit Suit Young Professionals

ROYAL OAK, MI – Young professionals at SkyLofts MarketSquare have discovered they can afford an exciting, contemporary loft as their first home, in a region whose quality of life, low cost of living and promising job market are well-kept secrets. Take Michael Smith, 24, a quality expert and representative for Basic Rubber & Plastics, a…
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