Important stories from The Detroit News
Important stories from The Detroit News

Read about Michigan Central’s historic rise from ruin and the restoration work of Ford Motor Company.

The renovation

Reborn: Michigan Central Station aims to keep Detroit as a Motor City in the next century (June 3, 2024)

A team completed the 6-year restoration work of Michigan Central Station (June 3, 2024)

Workers and residents who witnessed Michigan Central’s rise and fall eagerly await its reopening (June 3, 2024)

BEFORE AND AFTER: See pictures of scenes at Michigan Central Station before and after restoration (June 3, 2024)

PHOTO GALLERY: Watch the restoration of Michigan Central Station (June 3, 2024)

VIDEO: Bill Ford Jr. says Michigan Central Station restoration was “truly a labor of love” (June 3, 2024)

VIDEO: Michigan Central Station is ready for its close-up (June 3, 2024)

Michigan Central is about to open, but what will be inside? (April 21, 2024)

The history

Important dates in the 111-year history of Michigan Central Station (June 3, 2024)

PHOTO GALLERY: Michigan Central Depot through the years

The grand reopening

Detroit celebrates with everyone: Diana Ross, Eminem and others inaugurate Michigan Central’s return (June 7, 2024)

“It’s breathtaking”: Visitors marvel at the restored Michigan Central (June 7, 2024)

Michigan Central Concert Live Blog: Eminem Ends Show with DSO “Not Afraid” (June 6, 2024)

Reopening party at Detroit train station floods more than two miles (June 6, 2024)

REVIEW: Detroit’s stars show their love for the city at a concert at Michigan Central Station (June 6, 2024)

VIDEO: Michigan Central concert featuring Detroit music greats including Eminem and Jack White (June 6, 2024)

PHOTO GALLERY: The Concert at Michigan Central (June 6, 2024)

Michigan Central concert grows to 20,000 after surprise ticket sales (June 6, 2024)

Everything you need to know about Michigan Central’s concerts and tours (June 5, 2024)

Tickets for Michigan Central’s reopening concert ordered within minutes (June 4, 2024)


Daniel Howes: Detroit’s Ford family legacy will be enhanced by station revitalization (June 5, 2024)

Nolan Finley: I was wrong about Michigan Central Station (June 17, 2024)

Paul W. Smith: The Meaning of Last Thursday (June 9, 2024)

More about Michigan Central Station and its surroundings

Despite Michigan Central’s resurgence, hurdles remain for Detroit’s historic relics (June 24, 2024)

A $23 million residential development just opened near Michigan Central (June 10, 2024)

At the opening of Michigan Central Station, a forum promotes inclusive AI to strengthen the state (June 8, 2024)

Bill Ford: Google and drone testing coming to Michigan Central Station (April 17, 2024)

Henry Ford Health becomes second founding member of Michigan Central (May 28, 2024)

How seven sites tell Corktown’s evolving story beyond Michigan Central Station (May 27, 2024)

Could commuter rail service to Michigan Central resume in Corktown? (November 16, 2023)

Michigan Central Acquires Historic Church Property in Corktown (August 23, 2023)

Detroit’s Roosevelt Park isn’t what it used to be. And Detroiters are taking notice (August 15, 2023)

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