Flashpoint: Michigan Central Station development could define Detroit’s future

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For years, the Michigan Central Station has stood as a tattered symbol of decay just outside of Downtown Detroit. Now, the old train station is being brought back to life, and serves as a symbol of renewal in the city. This week on Flashpoint, we’re hearing from leaders from Ford Motor Company, Google, the state and the city on why the renovation of this stretch of Michigan Avenue is much more than symbolic.

DETROIT – For years, the Michigan Central Station has stood as a tattered symbol of decay just outside of Downtown Detroit.

Now, the old train station is being brought back to life, and serves as a symbol of renewal in the city.

This week on Flashpoint, we’re hearing from leaders from Ford Motor Company, Google, the state and the city on why the renovation of this stretch of Michigan Avenue is much more than symbolic.

Watch the individual segments using the links below, or watch the entire Feb. 6, 2022 episode of Flashpoint in the video player above.



About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.