A 2011 aerial view of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Wayne County Community College Eyes Old Fairgrounds Site For New Campus

Developers are marketing the $200 million fairgrounds construction project as creating a community that will transform the vacant 160-acre site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2014

A 2011 aerial view of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Magic Johnson Group OK’d For Fairgrounds Development Deal

Closed for 4 years, a deal has been reached to develop the old state fairgrounds site at 8 Mile and Woodward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

They're pushing dirt and pouring cement at what will soon be the new Gateway Marketplace in Detroit. The retail center -- anchored by a Meijer Supercenter, a Marshalls department store and a K&G Fashion Superstore -- is expected to open Spring 2013. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Moving Right Along: Work Continues At Detroit’s Gateway Marketplace

Progress is being made at the Gateway Marketplace project in Detroit, as drivers on Woodward and 8 Mile Road can now see dirt piling up and construction workers plugging away.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

Young Boy Dies In Accident At Fairgrounds

Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who was struck by a pickup truck while riding a bike at a fair in northern Michigan has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

Gateway Marketplace groundbreaking (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Groundbreaking Held For Meijer Site In Detroit

After 8 years of planning, ground has been broken on a highly anticipated new shopping center in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

A 2011 aerial view of the Michigan State Fairgrounds, (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Mich. State Fairgrounds Doubling As New Car Lot

About 4,000 new Chrysler vehicles — mostly Ram pick-up trucks — are parked under guard at the fairgrounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

2 Alarm Fire Near State Fairgrounds

Fire dispatchers say the fire is in a commercial building at Danbury and Penrose just north of Seven Mile on Detroit’s northeast side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2011

Detroit, State Leaders To Discuss Fairgrounds Future

State officials are expected to meet with the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. to discuss conveying the Michigan State Fairgrounds to the city.



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