1208 South University Ave Resident Participation Meeting: December 5, 2023

Dec 5, 2023 | Public Meetings

This is my recording of a resident participation meeting for a proposed development at 1208 South University Avenue in Ann Arbor. The meeting was held on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6pm at the downtown branch of the Ann Arbor District Library, and led by representatives from Myefski Architects, Landmark Properties, and the Bonner Advisory Group.

The proposed project involves demolishing the existing Galleria Mall to construct a 17-story mixed-use building with 211 rental apartments. Current occupants of the Galleria building include Pinball Pete’s arcade, Pancheros Mexican Grill, and the US Post Office.

At the meeting, developers asked that questions about the development be sent to:
questions@galleriamalldevelopment.com

Supporters of Pinball Pete’s have compiled relevant public documents about this development, information about upcoming meetings, and an email list for updates:
https://www.savepetes.com/

From the meeting notice:

The proposed development consists of a 17-story mixed use residential and retail tower with 211 rental apartment units and 2,000 sf of ground-level commercial tenant space.

The ground floor incorporates a residential lobby and leasing area, retail space, bike storage, and garage parking. Residential units begin on the 2nd floor and extend up to the 17th floor where interior and exterior amenity spaces are offered.

The existing one-story structure on the property will be demolished. The sidewalk will be extended and streetscape will be added along University Avenue in compliance with City ordinances.

MLive published two articles about the development before the meeting:
https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2023/11/pinball-petes-faces-demolition-to-make-way-for-17-story-ann-arbor-high-rise.html

https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2023/11/ok-now-theyve-gone-too-far-fans-react-to-potential-demolition-of-pinball-petes.html

MLive published an article after the meeting:
https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2023/12/pinball-petes-arcade-may-relocate-to-new-spot-in-downtown-ann-arbor.html

Video of Public Meeting

Meeting Presentation Slides

These are the presentation slides from the meeting (12 meg PDF):
Landmark Galleria – Citizens Meeting Presentation (Dec 5 2023)

Meeting Announcement Postcard

This is the postcard that was sent to local residents:

1208 South University Ave Resident Participation Meeting of December 5, 2023
1208 South University Ave Resident Participation Meeting of December 5, 2023

Meeting Flyer

This is the flyer provided by the developer at the meeting:

1208 South University Ave Resident Participation Meeting of December 5, 2023

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