Sunday, June 2, 2013
South U Makeover?
Large concrete tree planters that double as benches have been part of South University Avenue's characteristic look and feel for roughly a quarter of a century. But what might have been good urban design in the late 1980s doesn't work well anymore, said Susan Pollay, executive director of the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority. The DDA is thinking it might be time to get rid of those planters — and replace them with much smaller ones — as it looks to give South U a makeover. Read the story.