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Posted on: August 21, 2017

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Welcome to the City of Lansing Neighborhood Website!

 

The City of Lansing is excited to launch our new Neighborhoods website. Here citizens will find comprehensive information about living in Lansing. Whether you are a new resident or longtime nei...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Imagine the Avenue: Engaging Residents in City Design Plans

Imagine the Avenue Arts Night Out Event

By Jaime DiMoff, edited by Martha Fedorowicz

Have you ever imagined the road you drive down everyday becoming something completely new and different? Imagine the Avenue, a week-long event hosted by the City of Lansing and the Capital Area Transportation Au...

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Neighborhood Stories: 1st Ward
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Ahptic Productions: Fostering Lansing’s Artistic Community

By: Clark Kingston

You may not know their name, but you’ve most likely seen their work. Ahptic Productions, located in Lansing’s 1st ward, is a full service production and post production company specializing in film and video. Since 19...

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Neighborhood Stories: 1st Ward

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Citizen’s Academy Participant Profile: Angeline Boughner

Angie Citizens Academy

By: Taylor Lynch

Born and raised in the City of Lansing, Angeline Boughner has been an active participant in the Lansing community for a good part of her life.  When asked what aspects of the community she enjoys the most, Angeline replied, &l...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Neighbor Profile: Neighbors of Scott Woods’ Jim DeLine

Jim DeLine Addresses Picnic Attendees

By: Sydney Taylor

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

Jim DeLine is the president of the Neighbors of Scott Woods neighborhood association in Lansing’s 2nd Ward. After retiring from a career at the City of Lansing, DeLine wanted to stay engaged in the com...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Getting the Perfect Shot

Camera Shop 1

By: Sydney Taylor

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

Though its name may be simple and to the point, The Camera Shop, located on Pennsylvania Avenue, is more than just that--it's a business that’s been bringing Lansing residents from across the ...

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Neighborhood Stories: 2nd Ward

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Enriching the Local Community One Interaction at a Time: The Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

By: Taylor Lynch

Edits By: Martha Fedorowicz

The Boys and Girls Club of Lansing, located on Pleasant Grove in Lansing’s 3rd Ward, originally opened its doors over 40 years ago as The Boys Club of Lansing. The facility was intended to &...

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Neighborhood Stories: 3rd Ward

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Juice Nation: A Family-Owned Business focused on Getting Lansing Healthy

Juice Nation in Old Town

Talk to any member of the Richard family about their family-owned and operated business for at least five minutes and you’ll undoubtedly hear them crediting the work of another member of the family. “My wife Tameko is the one who knows...

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Neighborhood Stories: 4th Ward

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Eric's Markett by Heather Goupil

Location: 838 North Pennsylvania Avenue

Ward: 1

Resident Historian: Heather Goupil

Located at the intersection of North Pennsylvania and East Oakland (formerly Sheridan), the market has served as a Mom & Pop-style grocery for nearly 100 years, continuous...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 1st Ward

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Aero-Manor by Adam Gave

Location: Aero Manor, Southeast Corner of Waverly and Holmes Road

Ward: 2

Resident Historian: Adam Gave

In the final year of WWII, founders Arthur Phelps & Jacob Kolassa envisioned Aero Manor as the future of private flying in America. The duo optimistic...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 2nd Ward

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Malcolm X in Lansing by Winnie Kamindo

Location: 4705 Logan Street, 401 Charles Street, and an unknown location in the 4th Ward

Ward: 3

Resident Historian: Winnie Kamindo

1929: Malcolm X’s First Home In Lansing (Ward 4-43) In 1929, Earl Little, father of Malcolm X, moved his fa...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 3rd Ward
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Waverly Park by Sarah Spohn

Location: Waverly Park, also known as Leadley’s Park was formerly located along the banks of the Grand River – at the corner of Old Lansing and Waverly Road in Lansing.

Ward: 3

Resident Historian: Sarah Spohn

July 4th 1892 marked the first day of operation f...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 3rd Ward

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

The Michigan School for the Blind by Sarah Spohn

Location: 1141 N. Pine

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Sarah Spohn

The Michigan School for the Blind (MSB) was a public school, on the Northwest side of Lansing, near Old Town. Before the state of Michigan bought the buildings in 1879, the 715 West Will...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward
Posted on: August 15, 2018

First State Capitol in Lansing by Carol Skillings

Location: on South Washington Avenue between Allegan and Washtenaw

Ward: 4

Resident Historian: Carol Skillings

Lansing became the capital city of Michigan in 1847 after selection by the state legislature.  The state’s first constitution prescribed t...

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The Lansing Ward History Project: 4th Ward