02/17/2012 03:43 pm ET Updated Apr 18, 2012

U Michigan Students Add Some Awesome To A NoCo Storefront

Graduate students at the University of Michigan have designed a new permanent installation for a North Corktown property. It is owned by Jerry Esters who is in the process of turning this building into a live/work space for an artist or entrepreneur. The building at one time had a glass facade where you see metal now, but that had been replaced by concrete block when the students first saw it. Wanting to make the place more open without inviting someone to break in, they came up with this metal work to create beauty and openness while still keeping the place secure.

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