Living in Jackson
July 2, 2021
Popular Music in a Historic Site
Ragtime to Christian Rock: 125 years of tunes inside these old brick walls.
March 8, 2021
It’s Harder to Receive a Gift
Than to Give a Gift
December 16, 2020
"A Phoenix-like immense structure has taken the place of the burned Collins Mfg. Co. Building." Jackson Daily Citizen, August 3, 1895." (This newspaper is currently called the Jackson Citizen Patriot.)
December 4, 2020
Tenants come. Tenants go. Stuff stays.
A 125-year-old Building’s Hidden Gems
October 30, 2020
The Strange and Unusual..
Tenants discard odd items when they move away.
October 23, 2020
She is the Real Thing
Seeking a story with her lens.
October 9, 2020
Pren’Cess Smith enjoys helping women feel beautiful!
October 2, 2020
Will smart health habits and grit be enough?
September 25, 2020
Stephen Zigenfuss builds guitars because...
…he loves wood. “It’s strength, its smell, even its taste – wood is a noble material to work with.”
September 23, 2020
CrossBraining: Remote Learning for a New Age
A new word. A new idea. A new business has erupted in Jackson.
September 11, 2020
Underground Rooms: An Update
Museum Curator Uncovers an Answer
September 4, 2020
The History Mystery
While clearing undergrowth behind our buildings we discovered buried rooms. At the end of the second room was an 18-inch chute leading to the surface. That was July 31st, a week before we discovered the second chute.
August 28, 2020
An East Side Enigma
I had been home ten minutes when my phone rang. “Laurie,” our Operations Director said. “No one was hurt. No equipment was lost.” I gasped.
August 21, 2020
If you have lived in Jackson County you must have witnessed Fourth of July fireworks erupting over the Cascades. Or maybe you listened to the Jackson Symphony Orchestra’s summer concert seated at the base of the falls. O...
August 14, 2020
The Answer Was Underfoot
We have spent fifty years maintaining and renovating the Commercial Exchange.
August 3, 2020
Maintaining a building like it was his ship.
July 29, 2020
When men’s lives are threatened, inventors and industries respond.
September 26, 2019
Bright Colors Matter!
Color has invaded the area and it's exciting!
June 26, 2019
Planes, Trains, Automobiles & Jackson, Michigan
A City on the move.
March 19, 2019
A True Connection to History
Generations of creative energy
December 5, 2018
A Notable Building Designed by Albert Kahn & Associates
You may be aware that at one time Clark Equipment was Jackson County’s largest manufacturer employing over 3000 men and women at their Michigan Center plant. You may not be aware that this enormous structure at 1300 Fala...