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Detroit Council Questions New Hockey Arena Plan

November 24, 2014

This week the Detroit City Council has some questions for representatives of the Illitch family regarding the development of neighborhoods around a new hockey arena. The $650-million project encompasses 45-square blocks near Detroit’s impoverished Cass Avenue. But City Council Member Raquel Castaneda-Lopez says the current plan could create massive traffic gridlock around the arena. She talked about her concerns with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter…