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Tours give public first access to Michigan Central Station since its renovation

Tours give public first access to Michigan Central Station since its renovation

The first members of the public will see the restored Michigan Central Station on Friday afternoon.

About 60,000 people claimed free tickets for 10 days of public tours of the depot built in 1913, which closed in 1988 and has undergone a six-year renovation as part of a nearly $1 billion investment Ford Motor Co. is investing in. doing in Corktown to create a 30-acre Advanced Mobility Technology Center. It is the first time the public has had the opportunity to visit the repaired station.

The first members of the public will enter the renovated Michigan Central Station during tours on Friday afternoon.

Ford CEO Bill Ford envisions the station, with Roosevelt Park sprawling before it and a future greenway connected to the south, to be a hub of activity for the community and an anchor for the innovation campus with new ideas emerging. of the occupants of its 18- story tower. However, we are not there yet.