New Tenants in Downtown Ypsilanti

. November 30, 2018.

Formerly long-vacant buildings in Downtown Ypsilanti are experiencing revitalization as small businesses and nonprofits are rapidly filling up spaces.

Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP), a nonprofit organization that, “provides access to the justice systems for those that need it most,” recently purchased the Smith Furniture building at 15 S Washington Street which became their headquarters.

Decode Ypsilanti, an escape-room-meets-scavenger-hunt “mini-game,” opened recently at 16 N Washington Street.

Unicorn Feed and Supply, a unique gift store, opened at 114 W Michigan Avenue.

Cocoa Healing Collective, which offers massage services, recently opened at 32 N Washington Street, Suite 2.

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