Urban beautification -- Michigan -- East Lansing
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of materials relating to the East Lansing Planning Commission. The donor, James H. Denison, was a member from its founding in 1958, serving as Vice-Chairman from 1958 to 1961 and as its Chairman from 1962 to 1968.Minutes of the meetings of the Planning Commission are complete from 1958 to June, 1969, including minutes of several sub-committee meetings. Planning studies done by the Commission and several done for it by outside consultant firms deal...
Dates: 1958 - 1969
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of a beautification project for Grand River Avenue in East Lansing, Michigan. The removal of old elm trees along the avenue in the early 1960's made it necessary to improve the appearance of the central business district. Besides documenting much of the early thinking behind the proposed improvement, the records include a downtown parking study completed in April 1970 as part of the overall improvement of the downtown area, and a brief history of the...
Dates: 1963 - 1970