Records Show What Ford Paid for Detroit Train Station  –  Deadline Detroit

Michigan Central Station (Deadline Detroit photo)

From day one, when word leaked out that Ford Motor Co. had purchased the Michigan Central Station in Corktown, people began speculating on the price tag.

Now, the speculation can stop.

Ford Motor Co. paid $90 million for the Michigan Central Station, according to public records, Candice Williams of The Detroit News reports. The station is central part of Ford’s plans to build an automotive campus in Corktown.

The Mouron family purchased the building in 1995 and let it sit vacant the whole time.

Kirk Pinho of Crain’s Detroit Business first reported the price. 


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