Motown Museum Breaks Ground on Expansion Project
Published by: Attractions Management
Legends of Motown as well as political and religious figures were among the guests as ground was broken on the Motown Museum expansion project at “Hitsville” in Detroit, Michigan, on 22 September. The planned US$50m (€45.5m, £40.4m) expansion will see additions and improvements to the West Grand Boulevard site, such as administrative and archiving functions, multi-purpose space, interactive exhibits, a small theatre/entertainment venue, recording studios and an expanded retail experience. The new 50,000sq ft (15,240sq m) site will celebrate the music and history of the revered record label, whose stable of artists from the 1960s onwards included Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and The Supremes, and Stevie Wonder.