The State street stores are now rapdly going up. The cellar is being dug for the high school addition. August Duschlap is building a new ïouse on First street. Mrs. Helber is building a new house on West Liberty street. W. E. Howe's new residence on West Huron 3treet is under way. Mrs. i. Cheever's new house on Packard street is nearly finished. The Toledo and Ann Arbor have flnshed an addition totheir freight house. Martin Noli has staked out the foundations for a residence on West Huron street. Adolph1, Covert is painting his new resideuce on West Washington street, his week. Mr. J Clancy is building an addition o his house, corner of William and Maynard Street. The outside wood work on M. O. Leieau's new house on Lawrence street ïas been finished. A. M. Clark has almost finished his new house on División Street, near the corner of Jefferson. John Ferdon's house on the east side of State street has been moved to back of the fair grounds. The stakes.are in the ground for a residence for George Kalmbach on West Huron street. John Walz has just finished a fine new house on Ithe corner of Jefferson and Second streets. Aid. Eeginald Spokes „is plastering bis new residenceon west Huron street. It will make a fine home. Heinzmann & Laubengayer's elevator is now completed and is an irnproveïnent to the business of the city. Stephen D. Allen is building a new house for rent upon Ingalls street, near Washington. 1c is about linished. The foundations have been laid for the new coiored Baptist church on the corner of Poutiac and Fifth streets. The new organ works of the Allrnendinger Piano and Orgau Company h-ave been rapidly pushed and are now being plastered. W. E. Walker's new house on the corner of Washington [and Tivelfth streets, is under cover and will soon be completed. The frame for the second of Mrs. Lukins' new houses on Orleans street is enclosed. The flrst house is nearing completion. Williarn Jolly is building a good sized new house on East Washington street, using part of the old house as an addition to the new. Prof. I. N. Demrnon's residence on Washtenaw avenue is under roof. It is a unique structure, the lower 'story being of uncut stone. E. B. Hall is building a very handsome house in what was the old orchard adjoining his brothers residence at Woodside. It Is nearing completion. Tbe stone work on the Christian Association building is gradually rising. Enough is finished to indícate the i structure will be a very handsome one. The interior of the store ofMrs.Cheever,occupied by the TwoSams,has been torn out and preparations are being made to raise the stories, put in new frouts and greatly lengthen the store. A. D. Seylers uew house on the corner of Thompson and Liberty streets has been plastered. It is ütted up with all the modern conveniences. Mr. Seyler will occupy it about September lst. The frame work is up for Mrs. L. C. Risdon's new house, on the corner of Fourth and Liberty streets. It will evidently be a very commodious and handsome structure. The new residence of Wesley Seabolt adjoining Aid. Spokes' new house on West Hurou street is uearing completion. The two houses are similar in design and vill add much to the attractiveness of the street.