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  • Found this picture on their website from a few days ago: https://redesignhealthcare.mclaren.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/before-and-after.jpg Looks like the University Club parking lot entrance is pretty well lined up with this new street.
  • https://twitter.com/andyschor/status/1172490494661812232
  • Yeah, I think we're looking a bit southeast, here. The hospital stretches out the long way from west-to-east perpendicular to the freeway. It looks like we're looking southeast from the club parking lot entrance/exit closest to the freeway? Is th…
  • https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEIYIuUUcAIwf4Q.jpg https://twitter.com/SteveJapinga/status/1171525398473035776
  • Early reports from Rotary Park https://cdn1.creativecirclemedia.com/citypulse/original/20190912-104731-Rotary1.jpg Rotary Park brings diverse crowd downtown If the number of people milling, chilling, strolling and sitting atop downtown Lansing’s new…
  • I vaguely remember something down this way, but I thought it was at an existing building on the other side of the street? Anyway, currently there aren't anything that far south on Washington pending for any kind of marijuana establishment: https://…
  • That's the old Kent Cleaners; my family used to use them. Looking at the city website, the only "construction" is to remove the slab and foundations. So, just a vacant lot for now. Looks like the the same company has owned the site sinc…
  • Yes, it appears to be actual stone (or slate), and it's being hand-applied, even. This surprised me as I thought they'd end up using some cheap stone veneer. Still not crazy about the hardie-board siding, but the stone was a nice surprised as was …
  • In my opinion, this is exactly where you'd want a taller building since the shadows it be casting for at least half of the day would be on the park. BTW, the downtown zoning is only for the downtown. This and East Village are the only areas in the …
  • Not a surprise, the city council voted down the rezoning for the site. They seem to be adamant that no legit high-rises will rise on this property. It's currently zoned RM-32 which allows for a max of 6 stories or 70 feet. B-3 allows for a max of …
  • They'd have to lease out quite a bit of space with it being 100,000 square feet over such huge floor plates. This would probably better used by a much larger office tenant, quite honestly. Law firms usually don't use a lot of space.
  • Looks like we finally might get some movement on this: https://twitter.com/LansingChamber/status/1171408189964898305 They are marketing the 110,000 sq ft building for $3.4 million. https://www.martincommercial.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/19-1034_…
  • To be sure, school districts are completely independent of township and city/village government in Michigan with a few exceptions, so I'm not sure that would factor into anything. There are parts of the city outside the Lansing School District, and…
  • Coming to correct something I posted last month concerning annexation. (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the state boundary commission may, under procedures initiated and conducted under section 9 of the home rule city act, 1909 PA 279, MCL 117.…
  • https://twitter.com/purelansing/status/1171112505441181696
  • Hood posted about this last month, but there is a zoning variance request for a new mixed-income, 52-unit apartment building at Cherry and St. Joseph in the Cherry Hill neighborhood. They are seeking a variance for the frontyard setback and to allo…
  • The site plan for this is one is up. With the elevator overrun, this is actually 170 feet tall (152 feet to the roof deck). I think overrruns can only be an extra 10-feet before it needs a variances, though I'll look that up to be sure. Still, ev…
  • The rezoning for the old Genesee Street School (and I assume the special land use permit to reuse the gym for the community) was approved last week according to the public notices in the City Pulse, this week. I've always been excited about this on…
  • I don't think that was a new story; I think they simply posted the August story in the actual paper version. Anyway, next week's council agenda was just posted, and one of the things forwarded to council was a "noise special ordinance" req…
  • Some of it is musical chairs, but some of it is actual growth seeing as how the Northern Tier apartments haven't been completely abandoned. MSU's enrollment has grown since those properties were built, anyway, so some of it is definitely growth. I …