Penny for Your Thoughts 

2017: Michigan Avenue Corridor

Submissions for our 2017 Penny for Your Thoughts contest closed in March. Below are recommendations provided by our technical screening committee as the projects most viable for implementation. Stay tuned for continued progress toward a more vibrant, thriving region!

River Access and Docking

Submitted by Paul Jacques, SPC Innovations

Submitted by Brian Doyle, Lansing resident

Gas Fireplaces along the River

Submitted Anonymously by a Lansing resident

Illumination of the River Trail

Submitted by Gary Bostrom, Lansing resident

Life-Size Board Games and Park

Submitted by Alex Strachan, Lansing resident

Shiawassee Street Bridge Mural and Lighting

Submitted by Kalea Stanford, Reflect Wellness

Submitted by Chris Pruett, Lansing Resident

International Cantina

Submitted by Ismail Adawe, Lansing resident

Bacon Festival

Submitted by Rob Hecksel, Lansing resident

New City Market

Submitted by Jeff Deehan, Lansing resident

Increased Grocery Store Access

Submitted by Andy Schor, Lansing Mayor

Twinkle Lights along Michigan Avenue

Submitted by Debbie Mikula, Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Painted Crosswalks along Michigan Avenue

Submitted by Layna Anderson, Lansing Resident

Sculpture for the Capitol Traffic Circle

Submitted by David Such, Lansing Resident

Murals along Michigan Avenue

Submitted by Andy Netter, East Lansing Resident

Portable Parklet for Businesses

Submitted by Andy Netter, East Lansing Resident

Human Moment Historical Markers

Submitted by Taylor Rupp, Lansing resident

Adopt a Sidewalk

Submitted by Melanie Birchmeier, Laingsburg resident

Lansing Town Square

Submitted by Debbie Mikula, Arts Council of Greater Lansing

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