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Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2

January 29th 2019

Ferndale’s “The dot” Groundbreaking and Info Session Feb. 2 Ferndale, MI – The wait is nearly over: join the City of Ferndale and the Downtown Development Authority as we officially break ground on The dot—Ferndale’s new mixed-use parking development located at 221 W. Troy St. (behind Rosie O’Grady’s). Celebrate as we officially break ground, plus […]

“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website

November 28th 2017

“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As the community prepares for the arrival of the Development On Troy, aka “the dot”,  the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is getting ready to help businesses through the potential tough time of construction. DDA […]

Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2

July 31st 2017

Ferndale Planning Commission to Hear Parking Deck Plans Aug. 2 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Plans are moving ahead for Ferndale’s anticipated new mixed-use parking deck.  The project is now being called “The dot,” or “The Development on Troy.” Located at W. Troy and Allen, the city-owned project is expected to […]

Two Options Presented for Ferndale Parking Structure

June 8th 2017

Two Options Presented for Ferndale Parking Structure (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Over 60 people came out for a two-hour meeting to discuss the two parking deck options presented by the City of Ferndale. Some residents and business owners have called for a simple deck with no retail space. As officials […]

Ferndale to Explore Two Options for Parking Deck

March 15th 2017

Ferndale to Explore Two Options for Parking Deck (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale residents and businesses will now see two plans unfolding for the parking deck downtown. The City had been considering a mixed use project that would serve to bring in tax and rental revenue, as well as new […]

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications

February 24th 2017

U of M Students Help with Ferndale Parking Deck Communications (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As planning moves forward on adding a parking deck to Downtown Ferndale, the City has enlisted the help of students from the University of Michigan Citizen Interaction Design Program in facilitating some of the information sharing […]

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22

February 14th 2017

Public Invited to Meeting About Ferndale Parking Deck Feb. 22 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Students from University of Michigan’s Citizen Interaction Design program will be hosting a meeting about Ferndale’s Parking Deck Development.  The purpose is to “Provide feedback on the information tool Provide feedback on the information tool we are designing to connect […]

Free Parking Extended, More Meters Ordered

February 26th 2013

In order to quell some of the uproar, Ferndale City Council has extended a parking holiday until the next City Council meeting, March 11. Parking is free in Ferndale during that time, and the rates will be discussed at that meeting. Council has also approved the purchase of 14 more multi-space meters to help with the congestion. The machines have been rush ordered so they will come within the next two weeks.