Ann Arbor Area Community News
The developers of “William Street Station” (the development proposed for the old Y site) are having a public meeting this Wednesday evening. The proposal currently is a mixed-use project including a new AATA transit center, retail, office, and affordable and market-rate housing. Please join them to ask questions and offer input (only six people attended the last meeting!).
There are some “negatives” with this proposal: the proposed building is quite tall for something right across the street from a residential neighborhood (there will be a 14-story tower and a 12-story tower), there is not enough parking for the residents or office space, and the entity that will provide services to the very low-income residents is not local. However, the proposal really is very impressive. They are planning to provide a lot of affordable high-quality housing and services to a very low-income population, they have made a lot of changes to the design based on local input, and they are building a bus station into their building (hard to fault them on transportation!).
So please take this opportunity to ask questions and give your input now, rather than complain when the proposal is set in stone!
Wednesday, January 11, 2006 6:30 p.m.
« Previous Article Alito abhors affirmative action
Next Article Daily creates excretemeny; associates rapper Mike Jones with ape; etc. »
New Comments(twitter feed)
Arbor Update Topics