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First Sreet Lofts

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The historic First Street Lofts Building, constructed in 1925 has undergone a complete 6.5 million dollar renovation offering sixteen new luxury 1-2 bedroom loft apartment units ranging from 800-1500 square feet. The historic seven story building was built in an neo classical A distinctive floor design made of art tile from the Flint Faience Tile Company, gave the bank an unusual uniqueness. Uptown developments, LLC has completed an extensive restoration of the buildings facade and converted floors three through seven in reseidentail lofts. The historic marker describes First National Bank's business in early Flint and its contribution to the automotive industry.

The Land Bank Center

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The Land Bank Center is a 3.9 million dollar development owned by the Genesee County Land Bank. The Building is 30,000 square feet and includes several offices, commercial space, 7 loft apartments and the Land Bank Headquarters.

Rosewood Riverside Town Homes

The Rosewood Riverside Town Homes were developed by Rosewood Housing Development Corporation. Construction on the 39-unit complex began in June 2004 and was completed in August 2005. The affordable unit project requires that resident

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Take a look at the picture at the bottom of this page (the one labeled "Metropolis Building").

If I'm not completely mistaken, the building to the right of the Metropolis building is the same as the building on the left of the Community Foundation rendering. Given that, they are not planning on covering the stonework, but rather it no longer exists. I do remember a black and white photo somewhere in this forum showing this building with the original facade.

Then the to options presented are to either 1.) replicate the original facade as on the First St. Lofts or 2.) face the building in a new and different material. BTW, since the building in the new "rendering" is rendered the same way as the red brick building next door, I think that may be yellow brick rather than wood, etc.

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