Monthly Archives: June 2011

Old Newspapers Reveal More of the Comfort Station History

If you are a regular reader of the MHPN blog – and I hope you are – you know that the Old Town Lansing Comfort Station was in place by 1915 as the North Side Rest Room.  If you missed … Continue reading

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The Upside of the Downturn

This week, the MHPN blog entry is from member Patty Hoezee Meyer.  Patty was the Felt Estate Restoration Project Manager, and is currently the Felt Estate Operations Director, as well as the owner of Pat Meyer Restoration LLC, Holland, Michigan. … Continue reading

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The Comfort Station’s Early Role in Old Town

In the old stories that suspiciously start with “in the good old days,” history is romantic or pretty or relaxed and simple.   But, sometimes – as we recently found with our Comfort Station – you just can’t hide the truth.  … Continue reading

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31st Annual Conference a Success!

It is hard to believe that it was over a week ago that the 31st Annual Michigan Historic Preservation Network conference ended.  Our host communities of Saugatuck and Douglas were incredibly gracious and our attendance rivaled that of our conference … Continue reading

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