Property U-M Seeks: Two parcels of property on which these three houses are located are sought by the University in order to construct a $1,700,000 Student Activities Building near the main campus. The U-M, which has failed to come to terms with the property owners of these houses, seeks to have the land condemned. The house at 431 Thompson St. and the house at 434 Maynard St. are owned by Mary J. Taft and H. Chester Taft, sister and brother. The other, at 417 Thompson St., is owned by Guernsey P. Collins. The University bough nine other parcels of property in the area.
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