Lower Town Plan Delayed Again
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has again delayed action on the creation of a Lowertown historic district.
On Monday night, on the advice of its attorney, council tabled the matter until September, saying it needed to make sure all of the city's historic districts are in compliance with state guidelines. Council had also tabled the issue back in January.
Opponents of the Lowertown historic district say the designation may prevent them from doing what they want with their homes. Supporters say tax credits for renovation in historic districts can benefit homeowners.