One of Ypsilanti's oldest and most historic buildings recently got a $100,000 shot in the arm.Excerpt:
The folks trying to save the Ypsilanti Freighthouse are ready to do the heavy lifting required to breathe new life into the historic structure in Depot Town
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation has given a $100,000 grant to the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse
. That money will be spent on engineering and architectural drawings that will be used to collect bids for a full renovation project.
"It's the most important thing that need to be done to open the doors," says Bonnie Penet
, co-chair of the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse. "It will be from the foundation up."
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