07/24/2013 04:24 pm ET Updated Sep 23, 2013

Silverdome Owners: Make Wayne County Jail Site Into A Billion Dollar Arena

Curbed Detroit

The incredible debacle we've been calling Fail Jail has evolved into something epic. Just last month, we were simply hoping Wayne County would give up on its aspirations to build a jail in downtown Detroit. Somehow, that's snowballed into well-monied developers pitching competing plans redevelop a massive swath of downtown Detroit. Dan Gilbert submitted his idea for a $500M entertainment district last week, but Triple Properties--owners of the Silverdome and Penobscot--have countered with their own plan costing over a BILLION DOLLARS. Yes, it involves yet another arena.

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