Jump to content


Michigan Central Station in Detroit.

Topic Summary


Last Reply



admin -
admin -

Top Posters

Recommended Posts

Screen Shot 2018-06-19 at 1.36.40 PM.png

It's been abandoned since 1988, but today, we get a glimpse of its bright future: 

  • Ford (+0.93%) bought the building in May, and it's announcing its ambitious plans in a celebration this morning.
  • The company, which also bought up nearby properties, will eventually occupy 1.2 million sq ft in the station's neighborhood (called Corktown). The Corktown campus will be "an innovation hub for Ford's vision for the future of transportation." 
  • Why we're watching the livestream: Detroit native Big Sean will be performing. 

Bottom line: Michigan Central Station is more than a building—it's a symbol of Detroit's rise and fall...and current renaissance. For Ford to come in and open it again is a really exciting moment for the city.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Service Confirmation Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.