Announcement on new Detroit hockey arena expected

Detroit Downtown Development Authority schedules special Friday meeting

By Steve Garagiola - Reporter/Anchor

A decision regarding a new hockey arena for Detroit could come Friday afternoon. The Downtown Development Authority has called a special meeting Friday afternoon.

Aerial video: Site where new Red Wings arena would be built

The proposed 18,000-seat arena would be built along Woodward Avenue near Comerica Park in what is currently an empty lot.

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The project is being headed by the Downtown Development Authority.

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