Friday, April 4, 2008

No future for the train station

The News has two stories on Michigan Central Depot today. The first gets nostalgic with old photos of the gorgeous structure. The second reports that Metro Detroit's worst citizen, Matty Moroun, the owner of the station as well as the Ambassador Bridge, will no longer permit film crews to enter the building.

The article closes with a sad quote of George Jackson, president of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation: "The only real option for that train station is to tear it down, and I have no idea if that is going to happen anytime soon."

Detroit's most famous structure seems truly doomed:

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