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1924 Coolidge Road East Lansing
Nov. 15 2018
Congregation Shaarey Zedek (meaning ‘Gates of Righteousness’) recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of its Articles of Association. After merging with a younger congregation...
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121/122 S. Grand Avenue
Nov. 8 2018
This two-story parcel at Grand Avenue and Allegan Street looks like any other downtown office building — except for the veritable jungle swallowing the interior. Heating ducts and lights have collapsed...
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Oct. 25 2018
For the first time, Mayor Andy Schor has suggested Lansing could build a new City Hall. And it could be — “could” being the operative word — on the long undeveloped Seven Block...
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1135 East Grand River Ave. East Lansing
Oct. 25 2018
Even the vibrant signage on the storefront does not detract from the bold roof forms that define this iconic building, now Bell’s Pizza. Constructed in 1963, the building formerly housed Dawn Donuts...
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Oct. 18 2018
This old eastside NAPA auto garage is poised to house Lansing’s newest small business incubator. Christened the Lansing Eastside Gateway, the business will sell community-made goods out of two “phases”...
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‘We’re all in this together’
Oct. 18 2018
A mattress is overturned in the parking lot. Some windows have been boarded up: Others have been shattered by neighborhood children with too much time on their hands. Loose bricks along a nearby walkway...
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Lansing City Council approves property sale
Oct. 11 2018
City Council members voted Monday to offload the historic, city-owned Cooley Haze House on Malcolm X Street to a local real estate agent for $20,000. The Realtor, Joe Vitale, said he plans to restore the...
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3801 Walton Drive, Lansing
Oct. 11 2018
This Eyesore might not look shabby from outside, but city officials know it’s what’s inside the counts. City officials are working to address growing problems inside this small apartment building....
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Arcadia Ales & Smokehouse 2101 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
Sept. 27 2018
Following a prolonged construction schedule, this much-anticipated structure is scheduled to open soon as a brewpub and restaurant
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Sept. 20 2018
There will be vegetarian options, including a green and white grilled cheese with mozzarella and pesto, Lajcaj said. “We are working on vegetarian burgers and veggie hot dogs for coneys. We are also...
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Sept. 13 2018
The huge downtown stone building, built in 1888 by Capitol building architect Elijah E. Myers, is a bastion of turn of the century architecture and ‘20s era installations. An original gym, bowling...
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Martin Luther Chapel 444 Abbot Road East Lansing
Sept. 6 2018
The site of this church had been owned by another local church, which chose instead to build on another site along Abbot Road. After acquiring this site and demolishing the building that stood there, building...
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Sept. 6 2018
The first new classroom building constructed on MSU’s campus in nearly 50 years, the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility will be a 117,000-square-foot giant of academia, building from — and...