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$221M Cobo Center facelift to add glass, flash to Detroit riverfront

Post Time:Mar 04,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:92

The Detroit Regional Chamber Convention Facility Authority unveiled plans March 2 to give the aging conference center a $221 million facelift.

Along with new wall coverings, carpet and other updates inside, visible upgrades will include:

Converting Cobo Arena into a 40,000-square foot ballroom featuring a glass wall and open-air terrace facing Hart Plaza to the east and a panoramic view of the Detroit River to the South.Replacement of majority of exterior walls facing the river with glass walls.A new three-story glass atrium that connects Cobo's main floor to a new entrance facing the river.Renovation of the east-facing facade facing downtown, including a high-tech "media mesh" that will function as a digital signboard during conventions, according to a March 2 mlive.com report.

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