New Project: Ford Announces Major Redevelopment in Detroit

November 25, 2020
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Photo Credit: Ford Motor Co.

Photo Credit: Ford Motor Co.

Source: REBusiness Online

Ford Motor Co. has revealed its plans to redevelop a large tract of land in a historic neighborhood in Detroit.

Where is this happening?
Corktown neighborhood, Detroit, Mich.

Who is involved?
Developers: Ford Motor Co.
Designers: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism / Gensler

When is this happening?
Ford expects that the development will begin to open throughout 2022.

Why is this important?
Once complete, the site will house 5,000 employees who will work on autonomous and electric vehicles.

Key aspects?
Pedestrian and biking paths
Test sites for Ford’s technology
Open public space
Coworking space with labs and innovation studios
Rooftop space
1,250-space parking deck

Project Specs?
30-acres of space

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