What Should Become of the Former McLouth Steel Site?

Patch wants to know what you think should be done with the former McLouth Steel site in Trenton.

There have been a number of ideas kicked around about what to do with the former McLouth Steel Products site located along the Detroit River in Trenton.

While Gerald Brown was mayor, there was talk about turning the entire site into condominiums where people could dock their boats right in front of their condos.

The idea never became more than talk, with a few mock ups of what the condos might have looked like.

Now that the Environmental Protection Agency has authorized , there is no better time to offer ideas as to what should become of the McLouth Steel Products site.

Patch wants to hear your ideas, no matter how crazy or impractical.

What should become of the former McLouth Steel site? Answer in the comment section below.

Julie June 05, 2012 at 11:23 AM
I think a boardwalk of restaurants and stores would bring new life to that area. It's not a spot that people drive TO, but drive THROUGH. That can easily be changed.
Demericha June 05, 2012 at 03:43 PM
A shopping center, with restaurants, food, drinks and music center. It the music center with live concerts for the summer and indoor concerts for winter. The venue should have inside seating within a restaurant and outside seating. The shopping center should original items and not the same retails like Target etc. It should have condo's and highend leased apartments. It should include one hotel for visitors.
daniel mason June 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM
A waterfront shopping center would be nice. With a board walk.
Ray meade October 02, 2012 at 05:00 PM
I think it should be cleaned up and turned into a tourist attraction, kinda like a museum so the younger generation can see wat there ancestors use to do
Ray meade October 02, 2012 at 05:18 PM
Honestly they need to clean it up and reopen the plant bring history alive again and there fore bring back alot more jobs


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