Plymouth Planning Commission sends recommendation to City Commission extending expired planned unit development for condominiums.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Last remaining wall of iconic air rifle factory sits dormant as plans are discussed about its future.
The Daisy Wall is the last remaining architectural artifact from the Daisy Air Rifle Company's fledgling years in downtown Plymouth. Once the front of the iconic rifle company's former manufacturing headquarters, the wall now sits abandoned, windows broken, supported by beams in a field. Discussions have circulated at the city level about what to do with the wall. Some say bulldoze it. Some want it turned into a pavilion and park and fundraising efforts have been under way to ensure the wall's preservation. Its most recent intended use was to serve as one-fourth of a condominium building before the housing market crashed in the 2000s and plans were abandoned. Share your thoughts on what you'd like to see in this iconic spot in our …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Plymouth Preservation Network's plans would convert former Daisy factory facade to pavilion and park.
Mark Malcolm of Plymouth feels a plan to turn the Daisy Wall, the facade of the former Daisy air rifle factory in Plymouth, into a pavilion would be the quickest way to find a resolution for the free-standing wall that some feel has become a local eyesore. Malcolm, the CEO of Tower Automotive, has worked with the Plymouth Preservation Network to devise plans for and fund a project that turns the historic wall into a pavilion with an adjacent park that will be given to the city. The plans would remove the top floor of the former building, which was added in 1905, to return the structure to its original 19th-century height. When the Daisy Square condominiums were built at the site in the 2000s, the wall was planned to be part of Daisy Square…
Monday, February 13, 2012
Opponents say shopping plaza could threaten downtown; Group pushes for historic wall to be preserved as pavilion.