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Michigan State Fairgrounds

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

Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Idea To Redevelop Michigan State Fairgrounds With Magic Johnson Moves Ahead

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

Earvin "Magic" Johnson (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Magic Johnson Behind Detroit Development Plan

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.

CBS Detroit–08/31/2012

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Group: Bring The Michigan State Fair Back To 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

Gov. Rick Snyder signs fair grounds bills into law (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Snyder Signs Laws To Redevelop State Fairgrounds

Governor Rick Snyder today cleared the way for the development of the State Fairgrounds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012