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Every year Aan Arbor is being more rapidly built up. In various parts of the city houses may now be seen in process of erection. In many places they have been crowded in so thickly as in great measure to mar the beauty of the streets. To counteract this tendency and to give beautiful building spots at reasonable prices, Messrs. Corliss and McLaughlin who built the Ann Arbor street railway, have platted College HiH Addition in the eastern part of the city and well within the the city limits. They are expending $2,000 in laying out beautiful streets and planting trees. Already the work has so far progressed that one can drive with comfort over the new streets ia the addition and view the building lots which will give the purchasers fine views from their homes. For College Hill addition is rolling land and elevated so that from points a great deal of country may be seen. Naturally a man with a taste for the beauties of nature will desire to view them from his own home, if he can do so while living in the city. ■ The addition is easy of access, being at present within two blocks of the street railway and with every indication that the road will shortly be extended to Valley street. The addition fronts on Washtenaw avenue, as beautiful a residence street as there is in Ann Arbor. Opposite it is the fine residence of Evart H. Scott. Beginning at Washtenaw avenue and running west is Vinewood Boulevard, 100 feet wide, with a row of trees and a sixteen foot grass plat in the center of the Boulevard. It is intended to make this Boulevard the drive for the city. Some very fine lots front on it. The other streets of the addition are naméd Valley, Wayne, Orchard and Day streets. In all there are no lots, all of which are sixty-six feet wide and most of them are 150 feet deep. The prices at which the lots are held are not high, especially considering the desirable location. On many of them are fruit trees in bearing. Several of the lots have already been purchased . Dr. V. C. Vaughan has bought three lots with the intention of building a handsome residence. It is desired to obtain for the addition a handsome class of residences and in a few years it will undoubtedly be entirelv built up. Not only can residents on the addition have pure well water, but they can also have the city water put in their homes and enjoy all the advantages to be found in those parts of the city now so thickly settled. Messrs. Corliss and McLaughlin have appointed as their local agents W. W. Watts and James R. Bach, and either one of these gentlemen would be glad to show intending purchasers the various lots. Desirable lots will undoubtedly be disposed of quickly, for never was a more promising addition made to the city than College Hill.