DETROIT — Owners of the vacant, hulking 105-year-old Michigan Central Station are planning to make an announcement about its future.
Matthew Moroun, son of constructing proprietor Manuel “Matty” Moroun, mentioned the announcement will come Monday in entrance of the 500,000-square-foot, 18-story train station that closed in 1988. No particulars got.
After years of failed plans, speak has centered on redevelopment spearheaded by Ford Motor Co. Ford board member Edsel B. Ford II has mentioned the Dearborn-based automaker is in discussions to purchase the station however few particulars have been made public.
Ford lately started shifting about 200 members of its electrical and autonomous car enterprise groups right into a refurbished former manufacturing unit close to the train station.
With its huge columns, the constructing has grow to be an iconic image of Detroit’s fall from greatness.
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