Meijer Superstore Has Designs on Property

Old Redford High May Disappear Soon

By Dave Leval

Old Redford High May Disappear Soon

November 15, 2011

DETROIT, Mich. (My TV20 News at 10) --- An old Detroit school may re-open, not to students but customers.

The old Redford High closed in June 2007.

Superstore Meijer wants to open a new store on the site. The Michigan Economic Growth Authority approved $6.6 million tax break for the Grand Rapids-based company.

Meijer would demolish the million-square-foot complex, and spend $33 million on the project. The new store would create roughly 83 full-time jobs and 208 part-time ones.

No word when construction will start.

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