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Research Park Drive Development Could Include Tennis Courts

Jul 16, 2014

Things could soon look a lot different on Ann Arbor's Research Park Drive near State Street.

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City Council has approved a zoning change that will allow the currently vacant land to be developed for mixed-use purposes.

Developers have already submitted a plan for the area that includes an 8-court indoor/outdoor tennis facility as well as two five-story buildings for research, office or limited industrial uses. City Planner Jeff Kahan says the developer's plan for the other lots in the area is less detailed, but will be used for office and research buildings.

He says there's been minimal public response to the proposal.