Before and After: How Ann Arbor Street Views Have Changed Over the Past 10 Years

. August 10, 2016.
Ann Arbor Real Estate Development over the years
Courtesy: RENTCafé

It’s no secret that Ann Arbor is an attractive prospect for real estate developers looking to build everything from apartments to athletic facilities (e.g. the $200+ million football stadium renovation). Nowadays, it’s definitely not uncommon to hear townies talk about how much the city has changed over the years, but it may be tough to picture what the place looked like beforehand if you’re new to town.

Luckily the folks at RENTCafé have conveniently put this urban landscape evolution into visual perspective using Google Street View. Swipe across the images below to see how recent building developments have changed our city. For more background, read RENTCafé’s full story.

Zaragon Place

619 E. University

C.S. Mott Children’s & Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital

1540 E. Hospital Dr.

Zaragon West

401 Thompson St. 

Varsity Ann Arbor & Sterling 411 Lofts

411 E. Washington St.

North Quadrangle Residential and Academic Complex

105 S. State St. 

Michigan Stadium

1201 S. Main St. 

Landmark Apartments

1300 S. University Ave.

618 South Main

Ann Arbor City Apartments

201 S. 1st St.

Trending

Monticello Van Odom – ‘In My Mind’

An essential way to craft a resonant piece of music is to unpack the existential pondering, the fleeting but insistent anxieties, the hard truths and easy reminders, that are swimming around up inside the head of the songwriter. The sublimity of Saline-based folk/Americana artist Monticello Van Odom‘s album is in how its spilling out all

Heavy Color’s River Passage

Toledo’s future beat/psy-jazz/hybrid electro duo Heavy Color recently premiered a new music video that commemorates an inspiring musical odyssey charted by one of its songwriters back in 2015. The group formed several years ago around the collaborations of Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their Toledo’s answer to cerebral ambient electronica acts like Four Tet, Caribou,

Green Book is Worth the Trip

An elite black pianist tours the segregated south with a white roughneck chauffeur. Green Book combines two crowd-pleasing formulas—the road movie and the true story—with two stellar lead actors, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Mortensen plays Tony Lip, a white, working class second-generation Italian-American from the Bronx who works as a nightclub bouncer. Ali plays

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters

The most recent book of Kalamazoo-native Bonnie Jo Campbell is as visceral as it is honest. A compilation of short stories, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters explores the lives and relationships of women in rural settings. With varied character perspectives, the book runs the gambit of trials and tribulations: sexual assault, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, neglect,