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Henry Ford Health Will Partner With Michigan Central

Ford purchased the historic Michigan Central Station site back in 2018, and in the years since, has spent a whopping $1 billion transforming it and the surrounding area into a future mobility hub. With that process nearly complete, Michigan Central is set to open on June 6th with a number of special celebrations planned to mark that occasion, but in the meantime, we’re continuing to learn about the site’s occupants and partners – a list that has grown yet again.

Michigan Central Station Opening Date Announcement

Henry Ford Health is the latest entity to announce a partnership with Michigan Central – and the second to become a founding member along with Google. This pairing has three specific goals in mind – collaborating on cutting-edge research initiatives aimed at advancing mobility and healthcare technologies, furthering community engagement initiatives, and sharing insights and expertise on infrastructure, energy, and mobility. Additionally, the two sides will collaborate on the future infrastructure that will make up Destination Grand – Henry Ford Health’s expansion of its Detroit flagship hospital that’s scheduled to open in 2029.

“We are thrilled to partner with Henry Ford Health,” said Josh Sirefman, CEO at Michigan Central. “Together, we have the opportunity to leverage our collective strengths to improve the well-being of Detroit residents while driving innovation and economic growth. This collaboration underscores our shared commitment to reimagining the future of mobility and healthcare, and we are excited about the transformative impact it will have on our community.”

Michigan Central Station Drone Delivery Service Pilot Program

While the scope of Ford’s own presence at Michigan Central remains a bit unclear at the moment, those details are expected to be shared in the coming weeks. In the meantime, registration for the site’s grand opening events recently closed, and in just a week, residents of Corktown and the surrounding area will be able to celebrate with an outdoor concert and an in-person tour of Michigan Central’s first floor.

We’ll have more on Michigan Central Station soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for continuous Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Tigger

    More non-value-added as far as putting new product in the showrooms.

    1. Belo

      Maybe for you is non-value added. That building and the neighborhood have been an eyesore for the city of Detroit for a long time. Ford proved once more that it is a good Corporate citizen.


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