MUSKEGON, MI – A historic financial institution making in downtown Muskegon will be redeveloped into a blended-use room immediately after being vacant for 4 several years.
Main Advancement Team strategies to repurpose the six-story tower at 221 W. Webster Ave. into workplaces, commercial place and flats.
“It’s preserving an old creating. If it sat in this article permanently, who is aware what it would have turned into,” mentioned Troy Wasserman, a Main Advancement Group husband or wife.
Nationwide Lumberman’s Bank of Muskegon, once the city’s oldest bank, constructed the $2 million making in 1962 and opened it with fanfare offering absent a motor vehicle, radio and tv.
Information experiences at the time described the bank as occupying a “vital and symbolic corner” in downtown Muskegon.
The Nationwide Lumberman’s Bank tower was residence to state’s very first rooftop heliport, promising five-minute helicopter rides from Muskegon County airport to downtown Muskegon.