New homes to replace old Muskegon Heights school


MUSKEGON HEIGHTS (via WOOD TV) — Demolition began Monday at the site of the old Glendale School in Muskegon Heights, which will be replaced with housing.

The Michigan Land Bank bought the property on Jefferson Street at W. Summit Avenue after the school closed in 2013. The plan is to build 20 modular homes, some of which will go up later this year.

Muskegon Heights Mayor Kimberley Sims said the project is a positive sign for a city that has struggled with empty buildings and high crime rates.

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