Historic Preservation

Development News Black Ypsi sign on the First Ward School.
Development News State Theatre sign.

State Theatre to reopen after $8.5 million renovation project

Feature Story Ronald Woods in his office at Eastern Michigan University

How Ypsi's past informs its present and shapes its future

Feature Story Librarians at Ann Arbor's Carnegie library.

The Backstory: How Ann Arbor's libraries went public

Innovation News 300 N. Huron.
Feature Story Bach and Abel storefront.

The Backstory: Hot holiday gifts of 19th-century Ann Arbor

Feature Story Ann Allen.

The Backstory: Ann Arbor's founding mother, Ann Allen

Feature Story John F. Kennedy at the Michigan Union in 1960.

The Backstory: Presidential campaign stops of Ann Arbor's past

Feature Story The Main Street promenade funded by Elizabeth Dean, circa 1966.
Feature Story "Honest Jim" Kingsley.

The Backstory: "Honest Jim" Kingsley

Feature Story Staff of the Michigan Argus

The Backstory: Early Ann Arbor's multiple newspapers

Feature Story Rob Hess of Go! Ice Cream

Five local building blogs you should be reading