Historic Michigan Central Railway Station - Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posted by: GT.US
N 42° 17.222 W 083° 44.500
17T E 273956 N 4685286
Quick Description: The old train station now houses the Gandy Dancer restaurant.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2008 1:47:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM3CHX
The Historical Marker on the site says:
"Built in 1886, and conceived by Frederick Spier, the design of this granite block building was influenced by the great American architect Henry Hobson Richardson. The massive arch and two-foot thick walls are balanced by the simple, precise detailing. Carefully preserved, this depot is a symbol of the elegance and vitality of nineteenth century rail transportation."
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No
Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes
If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
The Gandy Dancer Restaurant occupies the old Michigan Central Train station.
What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Michigan Central Railway
Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]
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