Information About The Michigan Central Train Station

$15-million Beaux Arts Classic
Opened in 1913

Last Train Left The Station On Jan. 6, 1988.
Many of the upper floors had never been occupied

Built By The Architectural Firm, Warren and Wetmore
(also designed the Grand Central Station in New York City)

Renovation and Rehabilitation Has Been Estimated To Cost
$200-300-million.


Michigan Central is presently owned by Controlled Terminals Inc., of Detroit. A related company, the Detroit International Bridge Co., owns the Ambassador Bridge. Both companies are owned by the Grosse Pointe businessman, M.J. Moroun. His apparent unwillingness to develop this building and the land around it has contributed much to the economic problems of the area.
 
 

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