Smoke 2 Big Map copy copy

Last week we were at the other end of Turtle Creek. This week we’re sort of in the middle – the Cedar Springs and Turtle Creek area. In these few blocks we have a simmering skirmish, Church rummage sale, a long-time owner looking to raise a poky lot to high-rise heights, and an “ink still wet” deal.

The Skirmish

Renaissance - Poston Map

In 2003, when the Renaissance converted from apartments to condos, there was discussion to “square off” their lot and purchase the roughly half-acre lot at 3407 Hall owned by George Poston. A deal was never struck when Mr. Poston’s price, pegged by sources at $600,000, wasn’t met. Over the years, attempts have been made by developers to acquire the lot – all unsuccessful.