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  • They have quite a large lake going on at this site! It proves the water table is right there! It is going to be so great to see this project finished, with the water features, if they do it well, this development will be really beautiful. Right now …
  • Thanks for the info. That is interesting that a multi-story residential/office building would not have a full-time elevator. I guess it was all escalators in that store. I remember Knapp's had both and in the ye olde days Knapp's had an elevator ope…
  • There is some sort of structure being built on top of the Arbaugh building, maybe another penthouse?
  • I have always thought this is a nice looking building, they used quality materials like marble and sandstone. It was such a radically different design from the 19th century City Hall, folks back then thought Lansing was just going to keep growing an…
  • It would be great if the city tore down that N Capitol Ave ramp, it is about the last structure with the rope imprint cement walls that someone thought were really beautiful? back in the urban renewal days of the '70s. It was ugly the day they built…
  • Parking structure! This is disappointing, maybe they will design a people occupied ground floor level. I wonder if the ugly block-long parking ramp across the street is ever at capacity? I think that corner would be great for almost anything so it d…
  • That corner is pretty close to Old Town and the new housing at MSB site so maybe these new developments will spur more activity on the north side of the city. There was an announcement of a new development going up across the river from the Olympic …
  • No pavement but they had sidewalks anyway. Some parts of our streets still look worse than this today. Parts of E Mt Hope N Grand River Bridge Baker Street to name just a few. I pull up to this corner almost every day I think you are right about the…
  • It might be too much to hope for that the new MJ center would improve the huge parking lot there. I actually called QD about the milk's bad aftertaste, and the fellow told me that they had not bottled milk there for almost a year. I was surprised t…
  • I couple of notes of possible interest. Quality Dairy has closed its plant on S. Washington in REOtown and has a for lease sign out front. I noticed a change in the flavor of the milk[ not for the better] and sure enough, I took a look to find the b…
  • If anyone reading this pays a lot of money to park downtown, I see people who work downtown park on the 900 blocks of S.Washington which seems to be a 24-hour no-limit free parking zone, from 1000 up to the south, there is a two-hour limit that is e…
  • Lake Trust has a couple of branches designed by Intrigue Studios that are different than most bank branches, I don't really like the designs but they are different. I was thinking that there was a plan for an apartment building that encluded the old…
  • LSJ.com has an article about the Lake Trust Bank building a new branch in the 600 block of Capitol Ave.[?]at the corner of St. Joe and S Washington Ave. I think it meant the 600 block of S Washington Ave. anyway, it is going to be nice to see a new …
  • I was trying to imagine if it was up to me :} what could be a nice little urban village four corners there. With buildings up to the sidewalks and parking behind. This developer never really considers "urban design" in his developments. Capitol Comm…
  • This is all good to hear as the four corners there now look pretty sad as does Okemos Road going into the area.
  • It looks like a penthouse as it has a pitched roof, like I have seen in San Francisco, where they build a little house on top of a larger building. It would have a "big city" feel up there on that corner.
  • Thanks, I was hoping all was on schedule. I had not been that way for a while so I was thinking there may be more to see.
  • Yes, this site is really a big "wow look at that!" moment when driving east on Michigan Avenue.
  • I went through Okemos Sunday and was expecting to see more in the way of progress at this site. I really could not see anything except the fence surrounding part of the area. I did not get out and look around so maybe there more happening than meet…
  • I can see this huge crane from my window. It shows me just how close I will be to the market here. I wonder if the facade of the hotel is going to be more defined than this depiction? All I see here is some sort of black bar outlining where the hote…