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A Brief History of the Long Struggle for a Downtown Public Park

City Hall has betrayed it’s promise of developing a public park on the Library Lot in Downtown Ann Arbor. Here’s a brief history of the struggle so for, and suggestions for what you can do to help. A Brief History … Continue reading

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Downtown Park Approved by City Council

An exciting update from Will Hathaway: Greetings Library Green! City Council approved the Resolution to Designate an Urban Public Park Location on the Library Lot Site. The resolution was first amended to allow the PAC the opportunity to make a … Continue reading

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Revised Resolution Is Coming Before City Council On March 17!

The revised resolution to designate an urban public park on a portion of the Library Lot will be coming before the City Council on March 17, this Monday night! City Council member Jack Eaton will introduce the resolution. He has … Continue reading

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Park Resolution Postponed Until City Council’s March 17 Meeting

Important Update from Will Hathaway: Council Member Jack Eaton now has a plan to postpone a vote until City Council’s March 17 meeting. This will allow time to amend the resolution in response to several concerns that have been raised. … Continue reading

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Downtown Park Resolution Is Coming Before City Council On March 3!

The proposed resolution to designate an urban public park on a portion of the Library Lot will be coming before the City Council on March 3, this Monday night! City Council member Jack Eaton will introduce the resolution. Please come … Continue reading

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Survey Says: Ann Arbor Wants More Open Space Downtown

Last month, the city’s Downtown Park Subcommittee of the Park Advisory Commission invited the public to participate in an online survey to gather feedback and opinions on downtown parks and open spaces. The survey results are in and we have … Continue reading

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Downtown Parks Survey

The city’s Downtown Park Subcommittee of the Park Advisory Commission is inviting the public to participate in an online survey to gather feedback and opinions on downtown parks and open spaces. The online survey is brief and should take about … Continue reading

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References From the Citizen’s Report

Ann Arbor Library Green Conservancy has released References From the Citizen’s Report! This document summarizes numerous studies about the economic and social benefits of parks as well as details about the Calthorpe Report and its recommendations for the development of downtown … Continue reading

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New Edition of the Citizen’s Report

The Library Green Conservancy has completed the April 2013 edition of our Citizen’s Report on Reuse of the Top of the Library Lot. Hot off the press! Print this out, email it, or share the report on Facebook. Make sure … Continue reading

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William to Present at the Downtown Park Subcommittee

William Hathaway will be presenting at the Park Advisory Commission’s Downtown Park Subcommittee this Tuesday! This is in conjunction with the recent release of the April 2013 edition of our Citizen’s Report. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 5:00-6:30 City Hall, Larcom … Continue reading

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