The city of Ann Arbor responded today to AnnArbor.com's Nov. 13 Freedom of Information Act request asking for electronic copies of the six proposals for the downtown Library Lot.
The city is making the proposals available for download on its Web site: Take a gander at them.
Here's a brief summary and conceptual drawings of each of the projects that included artist renderings.
Acquest Realty Advisors Inc. of Bloomfield Hills is proposing a mixed-use project called @ Hotel and Retail Center. It would include a 190-room hotel, 5,340 square feet of meeting spaces and 8,850 square feet of restaurant and retail.
A group from White Plains, New York, called Valiant Partners LLC is proposing a project called Ann Arbor Town Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. It would be a mixed-use development with a 150-room hotel, 32,000-square-foot conference center, 12 condos and 5,000 square feet of restaurant and retail shops.
Beztak Land Co. of Farmington Hills is proposing a mixed-use development called All Seasons of Ann Arbor. It would include a 148-unit senior citizen apartment complex and 12,500 square feet of retail, restaurant and office space.
Dahlmann Apartments Ltd. of Ann Arbor is proposing a project called Ann Arbor Town Square. It would be an urban park with open space, an outdoor ice rink, water features and a pavilion with retail and dining. The one-story structure would measure 7,000 square feet.
What the proposed Town Square project would look like during the winter. The city has posted the proposal for this project in two parts on its Web site (Part 1, Part 2).
Jarratt Architecture of Ann Arbor is proposing a mixed-use development called the Fifth a2. It would include an 84-room hotel with meeting rooms, 50 to 60 condo units, affordable housing, outdoor market and retail and restaurant space.
A group of Ann Arbor residents are proposing a project called the Ann Arbor Community Commons
, which calls for an urban park with open space.
Ryan J. Stanton covers government for AnnArbor.com. Reach him at email@example.com or 734-623-2529.