The Northville Downtown Development Authority has selected the
planning firm McCarthy and Smith Inc. to manage the improvements to the Bandshell Park area across the street from the Main Street Clock.
On Feb. 5, council members authorized the board to seek a construction
manager for the town square project following their approval of the
conceptual design plan submitted in December by consultant Grissim,
Metz, Andriese and Associates. The complete $4.1 million downtown
makeover plan also included an improved streetscape, enhanced gateway
to Ford Field and reconfigured Mary Alexander Court.
The town square expansion project will stretch park area from Main
Street to Mary Alexander Court between Helen's Uptown Café and Rock on
Main. For an estimated $1.7 million, the concept Grissim Metz drafted
outlines replacement of angled parking spaces and the gingerbread
bandshell with a flexible entertainment arena dotted with large trees
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