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    The Old Fourth Ward: For Whom the Bell Tolls

    Jessica A.S. Letaw
    May 15, '13 11:32 PM EST

    For anyone who doubts its value, this is why urban planning is so very important.


    Ask not for whom the bell tolls, friends: it tolls for the Old Fourth Ward.


    The headline for this project’s go-ahead reads: “City Council Approves 14-story-highrise to Avoid Potentially Costly Lawsuit.”  That pretty accurately sums up the attitude of those invested in the outcome: We’ll do it, but only because we have to.


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Architectstasy is a resource for the current, past, and projected built environments of Ann Arbor, SE Michigan, the U.S., and occasionally the world. Jessica A.S. Letaw and invited critics present critical readings of the city's trajectories that are situated within architectural discourse as well as news that is pertinent to residents and citizens.

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