Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in The District Detroit

Plans for the Detroit Center for Innovation continue to take shape, with officials announcing the center will now be built in The District Detroit, situated between downtown and Midtown. The 200,000-square-foot, U-M-run center will focus on academic programs and research related to advanced technology fields. It will be seeded by a $100 million donation by alumnus Stephen M. Ross, chairman of Related Companies, and a land contribution by Olympia Development. The city of Detroit is also a partner in the project.

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