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View of Detroit from the Greektown Casino parking deck. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

State Senate Approves Ilitch ‘Events District’ Plan

Just a day after being introduced, a proposal presented by the Ilitch organization for a new downtown entertainment complex, including an arena for the Red Wings, has gained Michigan Senate approval.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

Mike and Marian Ilitch (credit: Getty Images)

Ilitch Proposes New ‘Events District’ In Downtown Detroit, Could Be New Red Wings Home

While the exact location has not been determined, Ilitch spokespeople say it will be strategically located to serve some of the most underutilized areas in Detroit’s downtown core.

CBS Detroit–12/04/2012