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August 27, 1993 - Image 119

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-08-27

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NEW NEW NEW NEW

New Things Are Happening At Crosswinds Mall,..Watch For New Stores Coming Soon!

orth. Out-of-state vaca-
tions and cruises came into
vogue. -
Without tourist revenue,
South Haven's economy
7 began to degenerate.
But Mr. Teitel stuck to
his vision of urban renewal.
He reasoned that chique,
upscale apartments with
swimming pools and a mari-
na would attract people to
the area. He intended to
turn the apartments into a
resort and convention cen-
ter.
Starting out, he had little
money, so he borrowed —
then overbuilt.
"Ben Teitel's Lakecrest
Towers" proved too expen-
sive for the market to han-
dle. They filled, but very,
very slowly.
The experience was a les-
son in demographics. Mr.
Teitel subsequently studied
the real estate market and
came to the conclusion that
affordable housing was the
thing of the future. With
increasing rates of divorce
and transience, with people
marrying later and dying
older, Mr. Teitel decided to
.I build no-frills apartments.
After South Haven, Mr.
Teitel expanded up and

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"They ran
a business,
but they also
cared about
the young
college kids."

Joel Shere

down the Southern Lake
Michgan shoreline to
Bridgman, St. Joseph, and
cities near Muskegon.
"He filled a definite
niche," Mr. Cook says. "It
was better than public hous-
ing, but it didn't have the
pools and balconies. They
were neat, clean, well-main-_
tained and well-managed."
In 1984, by the time he
was diagnosed with cancer
— a type that affects the
lining of the lung — Mr.
Teitel was had already
amassed his fortune. His
apartments were doing well
and he had contracted to
sell them. After years of
a e w as s e t-a n d -
hard work, h
comfortable
retirement.
Though he was proud of
his wealth, he took perhaps
even greater pride in the
fact that his balance sheet
was clean and credit record
flawless. He even designed

TEITEL page 120

Fabulous Fall Fashions And Back To School Savings All One Place!
Shop Crosswinds Mall For All Of Your
Fall And Back To School Needs.
Stop In And Visit Our Beautiful, Newly Renovated Mall Including
These Fine Stores!

Art/Cards/Gifts
Amy's Hallmark
Continental Exclusives
Danielle Peleg Art Gallery
Richard Burger Gallery

Apparel/Accessories
Azade
Baby and Me
Cocktails
Complaisant - Complaisant Kid'z
Dion's World of Watches
Divine Knits
Fabulous Rags, Riches & Things
Leona's Handbags
Sally's Design Boutique
Trends – Men & Boys

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QLOIME PIPE MD

Salons/Spas
Another Nail Studio
Kitty Wagner Facial Salon & Spa
Mariomax Salon
Nail Concepts
Salvatore's Salon

Crosswinds Mall
Orchard Lake Road at Lone Pine
West Bloomfield

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Other
Mish A Gahs Sports Cards
Miss Barbara's Dance Center
Peter Neilsen's Fitness Center

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Services
Barry's Let's Rent It
Lieberman's Photo Studio
Mai Kai Cleaners
Palmer Optical - Lone Pine
Pine Lake Shoe Repair
Wolfe Travel

Coming Soon
Esther's Judaica Gift World
Play and Learn, An Educated Toy Store

Bloomfield

Wesr Bloomfield

Farmington
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Food/Restaurants
American Connoisseur
Detroit Bagel Factory
Coffee Trader
Hoa Kow
Manuel's
Pizza Hut
Yogurt Delights

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Tuesday
thru Saturday
Evening
Appointments Available

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(Robin's Nest Plaza)

(313) 626-5858

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FROM DANCEWEAR TO PRESCRIPTION SHOES

RELOCATION CELEBRATION

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Fitting Girls to Women's Size 10 & Boys to Men's Size 8

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reg. $30 Now $25
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