Sept. 10 2010
Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer and indicates that cooler autumn days are just around the corner. There is no better way to enjoy the final days of summer than on a front porch like this...
Sept. 3 2010
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Shuttered mid-block between Pleasant Grove Road and Richmond Street is one of Lansing’s most diminutive residences, 2212 W. Jolly Road. With a footprint...
Aug. 18 2010
Hear “urban farming” and think “oxymoron?” The reality is that farming has an incredibly urban tradition. In fact, the first cities in human history occurred as a direct result...
Aug. 4 2010
Property: 1016 Smith Ave., LansingOwner: Lorin CampbellAssessed: $50,000
July 15 2010
Ever notice how many of the commercial storefronts lining Michigan Avenue are additions to the fronts of houses? Known as a “shophouse,” these hybrid buildings are a classic architectural building...
June 2 2010
In the formal Victorian gardens located on the grounds of the Capitol resides an excellent collection of public art including a dynamic group of war memorials lining the eastern edge of the lawn. The finely...
May 27 2010
The house at 824 Ionia Street is a traditional two-story house from the early 20th century in the historic Genesee Neighborhood that has been the victim of a fairly extensive interior fire. Now, many of...
May 24 2010
Lansing’s Jon Anthony Florist and October Moon make good use of plants to brighten up and give beauty to their businesses without giving up the advantages of a metropolitan location
April 9 2010
Property: 619 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, LansingOwner: Richard and Eileen RidenourAssessed: $52,000Owner says: Big rooms, sturdy construction, great place to raise kids.Another of the MLK corridor's...
March 24 2010
Property: 743 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing Owner: Westminster Presbyterian Church Assessed: exempt Owner says: Susan Cancro, executive director of Advent House located in the building, said...
March 12 2010
Property: Ramp No. 6, Michigan State University campus Owner: MSU Assessed: N/A Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Michigan State University’s Ramp No. 6 is an exemplary parking structure...
March 1 2010
Property: 222 Kalamazoo St., Lansing Owner: Thornburg Equity Group, LLC Assessed: $455,900 Owner says: Unavailable for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: The Midtown Apartments is...