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Together, Building Blocks and Neighborhood Residents Bring About Change

From a classroom at Kalamazoo College grew a program that makes Kalamazoo’s neighborhoods safer, spruced up places where neighbors work together to make them that way. Building Blocks got its beginning in 1995 in a sociology course taught by Dr. Kim Cummings. He wanted to provide community organizing experience for students while also supporting [...]

By |2017-12-27T11:20:31-05:00December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Together, Building Blocks and Neighborhood Residents Bring About Change

Commercial Space for Sale or Lease in Washington Square

1324 Portage Street, Kalamazoo MI 49001 Edison Neighborhood  |  Acreage: .1 |  Year Built: 1935 | 3,900 SF The former Kalamazoo Color Lab has been vacant since 2015. It is located within an emerging vibrant commercial node in the Edison Neighborhood. Previously a bustling hub in its heyday, Washington Square is experiencing a [...]

By |2017-08-01T17:01:40-04:00July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Commercial Space for Sale or Lease in Washington Square

Unveiling ‘We Are Edison’ – the Inside Out project

On March 2, 2011, JR won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project. Inspired by JR’s large‐format street "pastings", INSIDE OUT gives everyone the opportunity to share their portrait and make a statement for what they stand for. Each [...]

By |2017-07-10T15:09:37-04:00July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unveiling ‘We Are Edison’ – the Inside Out project

Merchant’s Crossing RFP

Merchants Crossing is a collection of vacant commercial buildings and parcels in the River’s Edge District. The site is just a 5 minute walking distance from downtown and is situated on the banks of the Kalamazoo River. Originally home to the Merchants Publishing business, the site has housed numerous businesses over the years, before [...]

By |2018-05-25T14:44:20-04:00April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Merchant’s Crossing RFP

PHO Grand Opening

Pho on the Block is opening its doors Friday, May 5, 2017! Please join us for a delicious bite of Vietnamese cuisine and help us welcome them to Washington Square! Read More

By |2017-05-30T16:25:34-04:00April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PHO Grand Opening