Park District

Convexity Plan Now Includes The Graduate Hotel, Screened Parking

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Convexity’s new designs for the blighted corner include The Graduate hotel, market-rate apartments, and two floors of on-site parking that would be invisible to passers-by. What did Planning Commission and others think of it upon review last night?

Convexity Makes New Park District Proposal

Monday, March 20, 2017

With DRW/Convexity's Park District project set to go back to Planning Commission this week, we have details on the revised proposal for redevelopment of the blighted area.

MSU Unlikely to Be Part of Downtown Redevelopments

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

MSU now says it is "hitting the pause button" on participating in major downtown redevelopment. Will this mean more student housing downtown, adding to what some say is a growing surplus?

Two Big Redevelopment Proposals, Treated Differently

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A new $132 million Center City District redevelopment proposal is in the approval-process queue for East Lansing, putting it ahead of the Park District redevelopment proposal. For which has the mayor shown a preference? And could it mean the blight will be prolonged?

Ask ELi: The Evergreen Problem in the Park District

Monday, February 6, 2017

What problems do the "the Evergreen Avenue properties" present to redevelopment in the Park District, and why do the City's taxpayers owe over twice what they're worth on them?

MSU Making Play for Blighted Corner

Friday, January 27, 2017

In a move that could create significant ripple effects for East Lansing, MSU is looking to possibly become a major actor in the redevelopment of the blighted corner downtown.

Developer and City Far Apart on Park District, But Negotiating

Friday, January 20, 2017

Having obtained two key documents in the deal-making, ELi finds the City of East Lansing and the Park District developer appear far apart on a number of key issues in the proposal negotiations. But the parties are talking.

Ask ELi: Is the Park District Plan Dead?

Friday, January 13, 2017

The developer called Tuesday night's vote on the Park District plan a project-killer. So what's next? We asked around to bring you this special report.

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