||Washtenaw W of 23
||City of Chelsea
||General, Family, Business, Traveler, Tourist, Recreation, Convention
|Property Located Between:
||On M-52 (Main Street)
|Feet of Frontage:
||I-94 at M-52 (Main Street)
||DTW, Ann Arbor
||Chelsea, Michigan is a thriving small city in southeastern Michigan with an abundance of shopping, dining, entertainment, and local activities. Over the years, Chelsea has evolved into a diverse community, embracing its agricultural heritage, maintaining an active manufacturing base, and cultivating a vibrant art scene.
The unique and lovely architecture that defines Chelsea is a treasure to be experienced. Streets, buildings, parks and businesses serve as reminders of Chelsea’s long history. Recently honored as a National Register of Historic Places designation, the downtown area abounds with history wherever you turn. Whether you are looking to stroll quaint Victorian neighborhoods, view historical Main Street architecture at its best, or delve deeper into the history of small town America, Chelsea has all that and more to offer.
Chelsea’s thriving shopping district offers both residents and visitors alike the pleasant ambiance of tree-lined streets and cheerful storefronts. Visitors can stroll down historic Main Street, the home of specialty shops, gift boutiques, markets, restaurants, cafes, and visitor tours at Chelsea Milling, home of Jiffy Mix.
The beautiful 25,000-acre Waterloo Recreation Area is literally at Chelsea’s doorstep. You can experience the beauty of Michigan’s unique wilderness, wildlife and geological wonders in this protected area. There nature enthusiasts can hike, ski, or bike miles of trails, spend a sunny afternoon fishing on one of many lakes, or experience the spectacle of the migrating sandhill cranes. Golfers can choose from more than 20 lush golf courses, all within a 20-minute drive. Families can enjoy a picnic and playgrounds and Timbertown, Pierce Park or Veteran’s Park.
A commitment to the arts is an essential part of Chelsea’s vitality. Actor Jeff Daniels, an inaugural inductee in the Michigan Walk of Fame, is a founder of The Purple Rose Theater which showcases the work of nationally known playwrights, as well as the talents of equity-card actors. Chelsea Center for the Arts welcomes students of all ages to discover and nourish a love of art and music and features a yearly community art project.
Chelsea counts outstanding educational and health care among its many valuable resources. The Chelsea School District’s excellent staff and high level of parental involvement prepare students of all ages for a bright future. The Chelsea Community Hospital, nestled in a beautiful, wooded setting, provides quality healthcare, including a Health and Wellness Center, a Head Pain Program, a Woman’s Health Center and ER services.
For more than 100 years, Chelsea has been an ideal place for seniors to enjoy their lives. A diverse range of opportunities exist for seniors to experience art and music, volunteer, and join social groups all within a friendly small town atmosphere. Chelsea proudly offers several residential communities for seniors including the Chelsea Retirement Community and Silver Maples of Chelsea, which both offer beautiful campuses and a range of living options. With many organizations dedicated to providing senior services including the Chelsea Senior Center and the Chelsea Community Hospital, seniors can stay active and feel comfortable knowing that the full spectrum of resources are available within their community.
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||Large parking lot onsite. Parking in front and side of the building.
||Cable, DSL, ISDN, Satellite, T1/T3, Dialup
||SECTION 4.16 RESTRICTED COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (C-4)
The purpose of this district is to maintain the M-52 corridor as an attractive, safe, and uncluttered entrance to the City, and to provide for those commercial and office uses which are suitable for the area. Those commercial activities which are permitted in the Highway Service Commercial District and are oriented primarily to serving the motoring public are not permitted in this district.
Consolidations of commercial and office activities are encouraged with the intent of avoiding strip commercial development, lessening traffic congestion by reducing the number of commercial driveways and improving the safety and convenience of consumers. Yard, lot width, and other regulations of this district are designed to implement the intent and purpose of this district.
A. PERMITTED USES
1. Offices such as business, professional, advertising, real estate, insurance, medical and dental offices or clinics, administrative and uses of a similar nature.
2. Banks and savings and loan associations, but not drive-in types.
3 . Stores and shops for the retail sale of merchandise which is not mobile, constructed, or prepared on the premises, such as drug store, hardware, gift shop, dry goods, supermarkets, appliance and furniture stores and uses of a similar nature.
4. Establishments serving food and/or alcoholic beverages but not including drive-in types.
5. Indoor commercial amusements and recreation services, including theaters, bowling alleys, and uses of a similar nature.
6. On-site signs in accordance with the regulations in Article 6.
7 . Essential service structures of a non-industrial character.
8. Banquet, dance, lodge, and union halls, private clubs, and other similar places of assembly.
9. Personal services including barber shops and beauty salons.
10. Drycleaners and self service laundromats .
11. Business, vocational and technical training schools.
12. Fitness centers and health clubs.
13. Lumber yards, provided all outdoor storage areas are screened by a wall matching the principal building so that the materials stored are not visible from a public street.
14. Printing establishments.
15. Public and quasi-public institutional buildings, structures and uses.
16. Studios and schools for art, photography, music, dance and similar uses.
17. Accessory structures.
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||M.D L4255 P40 05/07/2003 UNIT 1 CHELSEA PLACE SPLIT ON 05/14/2003 FROM FC-06-13-150-003;