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Friday, September 10,2010

Eye Candy! of the week

Property: 1416 N. Genesee Drive, Lansing Owner: William and Julia Petry Assessed: $59,900

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 elegantly refined one at 1416 N. Genesee Drive, between Jenison and Westmoreland avenues, on Lansing’s west side.
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Friday, September 3,2010

Eyesore of the week

2212 W. Jolly Road, Lansing

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 of less than 500 square feet, this 1 1/2-story house takes advantage of every inch.
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Wednesday, August 18,2010

Eye candy of the Week

Urbandale Farm Project, Hayford Street, Lansing

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 of the simultaneous agricultural revolution of the Neolithic period.
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Wednesday, August 4,2010

Eye candy of the Week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
Property: 1016 Smith Ave., Lansing Owner: Lorin Campbell Assessed: $50,000 A whole interior house renovation can be an immensely rewarding experience and a wonderful way to celebrate the beauty of an older home with contemporary updates. Located at the corner of Smith Avenue and Fletcher...
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Thursday, July 15,2010

Eye candy of the Week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 type that developed in high-traffic corridors between residential and commercial areas.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Eye candy of the Week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 crafted sculptures range from highly decorative bronze statues to the minimalist as they march down Capitol Avenue.
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Thursday, May 27,2010

Eyesore of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 its windows are boarded-up, and paint is peeling off the side.
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Monday, May 24,2010

EYE CANDY! OF THE WEEK

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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.
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Friday, April 9,2010

Eye Candy of the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 architectural gems is the delightful residence at 619 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.....
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Wednesday, March 24,2010

Eye candy! Off the week

by Amanda Harrell-Seyburn
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 the church is kept in good condition thanks to cooperation.
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