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Ann Arbor’s downtown area has seen 27 high-rise developments built in recent years. The need for more affordable housing hasn’t received as much attention as the more expensive high-rises that are being built. “Denser population is the way we are going in the future. Less transportation is necessary,” Coetzee said.
Josh Boland May 12, 2020

Ann Arbor’s busy downtown streets have seen several construction projects creating expensive high-rise housing options. This new and gentrified downtown skyline towers over many of the smaller, original...

Ann Anomaly: Dissecting the Ann Arbor Bubble

Armenian immigrants in the 1800’s awaiting treatment at the University of Michigan hospital. One of the oldest artifacts in Ann Arbor’s history.
Conan Cekola September 30, 2015

On January 22, 2007, global pharmaceutical firm Pfizer announced it was closing the doors of its Ann Arbor research sites. This announcement was one of the first palpable signs of the oncoming recession,...

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