Mackinac Town Crier

City Can Add Standards for Reviewing Demolition, But Can’t Ban

The Planning Commission has learned from City Attorney Erin Evashevski that the city cannot ban the demolition of historic structures outside a historic district, even if the loss of that building could threaten the Island’s status as a national historic landmark. The mechanism to protect historic buildings is the city’s historic districts, Ms. Evashevski said. This winter, the City Council […]


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