City breaks ground on a downtown performing arts center
By TODD HEYWOOD and BERL SCHWARTZ
WEDNESDAY, June 28 — City of Lansing officials broke ground this morning on the Ovation downtown performing arts center and announced a $1 million, five-year partnership with Michigan State University Federal Credit Union for naming rights.
“We need a place with national acts coming,” Mayor Andy Schor told scores of area public officials who braved the dangerous air conditions. “Now we are breaking ground to do that.”
The city has raised $18 million — and hopes to bring in another $9 million — for a complex that will feature a performance hall and a bar and restaurant on the roof of a four-story building at the corner of Washington Avenue and Lenawee Street.
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