Though notorious as a vacant ruin, I believe world-wide
Something is always going on there, even if it’s just another photograph
The landmark has become a catalyst for developmen
Slows BBQ, The Sugar House (craft cocktails)
New owners are working to preserve the 1923 Conductor’
New windows were recently installed in the 1923 Roosevelt Park Hotel on 14th Street, also undergoing
Despite an emergency demolition
The city actually requested federal funds to demolish the landmark. The Feds refused – the station has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1975, and federal funds can’t be used to destroy a listed landmark.
Unlike preserved ruins in other cities, Detroit’s favorite ruin has a chance of becoming a going concern – perhaps for the first time in its history. Its builders operated within the context of a boom town – there was an expectatio
On December 26, 2013 (the centennial
In February 2015, there were two important developmen
Detroit has a history of rising from the ashes, as it did after a fire nearly destroyed the former frontier outpost in 1805. The decline of this landmark, after the last Amtrak train departed in 1988, has reflected the simultaneo
Detroit Documentary: Nutopia, a London-based TV company, is developing a possible documentary about #Detroit and the positive changes it has undergone over the years, for a potential US broadcaster. One of the areas they are exploring is the beautiful and iconic Michigan Central Station. They would love to speak to those who are passionate about the station and especially anyone who worked there or whose parents did, or who remember travelling to and from Detroit via the station. If you would like to share your memories, please email email@example.com and she will call you back for an informal chat.
Well, this has been an interesting Monday