Michigan State Fairgrounds
Developers are marketing the $200 million fairgrounds construction project as creating a community that will transform the vacant 160-acre site.
Closed for 4 years, a deal has been reached to develop the old state fairgrounds site at 8 Mile and Woodward.
The plan submitted last year would redevelop the site for a movie theater, park, housing and restaurants at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site in Detroit.
Hall-of-Fame basketball player turned businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson is part of a group that’s submitted a proposal to redevelop the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site in Detroit.
The State Fairgrounds Development Coalition hand-delivered a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder outlining things they’d like to see at the state fair grounds as the state considers development for the 8 Mile/Woodward Ave. site.
Governor Rick Snyder today cleared the way for the development of the State Fairgrounds.