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File #: 11-1386    Version: Name: 10/24/11 - Establish S. Central HD Study Comm
Type: Resolution Status: Defeated
File created: 10/24/2011 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/24/2011 Final action: 10/24/2011
Enactment date: 10/24/2011 Enactment #:
Title: Resolution Establishing and Appointing The South Central Historic District Study Committee
Sponsors: Mike Anglin
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Resolution Establishing and Appointing The South Central Historic District Study Committee
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Whereas, The City is interested in protecting and preserving historic properties in the City;

Whereas, The South Central Area study area includes properties that are architecturally, historically, and culturally significant to the City, including the most intact 19th century streetscape in the City, with at least three structures dating back to Ann Arbor's early settlement period of the 1830s, and an important range of nineteenth and early twentieth century house styles and forms, including Greek revival, early and late Queen Anne, Italianate, Italian Renaissance, and the I-house and vernacular forms;

Whereas, There is public interest in the future development of this area;

Whereas, According to Michigan law and Chapter 103, Section 8:408 of Ann Arbor City Code, the City must receive a final report from a historic district study committee with its recommendations before considering the establishment of a historic district;

Whereas, City Council has determined that pending work will cause irreparable harm to resources in the proposed South Central historic district;

Whereas, A previous historic district study committee recommended the creation of a historic district for the northern part of this area, and additional study of the southern part; and

Whereas, At the public hearing for the previous historic district study, there was substantial support expressed by property owners in the area for a district from the East William Historic District to East Madison Street.

RESOLVED, That the Ann Arbor City Council hereby establish the South Central historic district study committee;

RESOLVED, That the study area to be examined by this committee be the area encompassing properties that abut the east and west sides of South Fourth Avenue and South Fifth Avenue, bounded by the East William Historic District on the north, and the north side of East Madison...

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