Monthly Archives: March 2005

Just the Ticket

Just the ticket Transit-oriented housing eases commuters’ pain — and villages gain By Dan Rafter Special to the Tribune Published March 27, 2005 When Jessica and Justin Mead moved out of the city last summer, they made a promise to each other: Neither would have to suffer the strains of a long daily commute. They…
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Condo Developers Have Lofty Aims for Downtown

For Mike Christie, putting money down on a yet-to-be-built loft in downtown Ann Arbor made perfect sense. At age 31, he is divorced, has no kids, and he is doing well financially, thanks to his family’s trucking business, C-MAC Transportation in Wayne County’s Brownstown Township. Christie owns a house in Scio Township, but when the…
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A Cut of the Action

By Catherine Kavanaugh Daily Tribune Staff Writer Historic bank building ready for proposed beauty school ROYAL OAK — The renovation of a former downtown bank building is nearing completion and a new tenant is waiting in the wings for city approval to open a cosmetology school and day spa. The $4 million makeover of the…
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Liberty Lofts Launches Condo Sales

Ann Arbor will get a look at its largest downtown condominium project to date when The Morningside Group of Chicago launches sales of Liberty Lofts on March 5. The company will build 68 condos in the former Eaton Corp. factory on the western border of the business district. Units will range from 800 to about…
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Downtown Condo Project in Eaton Buiding to Begin

A new downtown housing project – and the reuse of a dormant manufacturing facility – is under way. Morningside Group, which bought the former Eaton Corp. automotive manufacturing facility last year; plans to begin demolition next month of portions of the plant. The Chicago-based development company is holding a sales event this Saturday and has…
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