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#OTGYpsi: Vacant Buildings In Ypsilanti Find New Life

Oct 10, 2018

Several empty buildings, such as the old Smith Furniture building, could be found throughout Ypsilanti.  Thanks to the Michigan Advocacy Program, small business owners and nonprofit organizations are ready to breathe new life into these structures.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg talk about these business developments with Ann Routt, co-director of the Michigan Advocacy Program.


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Small businesses and nonprofits fill long-vacant buildings in Ypsilanti

Michigan Advocacy Program

Smith Furniture Building

Decode Ypsilanti

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