UPDATE: 22 NOV 2016
Sources: Palace of Auburn Hills will be sold, demolished after Pistons move
Link to WDIV announcement
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"Detroit Pistons begin play during the 2017-18 season at Little Caesars Arena
-practice facility for the basketball team immediately north of the stadium
-Detroit Medical Center is looking to build a new facility for sports medicine, rehabilitation, and other health care offerings
-plans are to move the Hockeytown Café at the northwest corner of Woodward and Montcalm north in a space near or inside the new $627.5-million arena
-The Hockeytown Café, which includes City Theatre, would either be demolished or incorporated into a larger development along Woodward, between Montcalm and the I-75 service drive
-original plans for the two blocks in front of Comerica Park, the team said it would likely construct a five-story apartment complex that would offer 300 units. But those plans are being expanded considerably
-project team is still working to build the stadium at the unfinished Wayne County Jail site at I-375 and Gratiot Avenue. The stadium, which may be complemented by three midrise towers (hotel, office, residential), retail, restaurants, and parking, would also likely including the moving of the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice and other neighboring court facilities.
-The jail and court system could be moved to the Mound Road Correctional Facility on Detroit’s east side at Davison and Mound, the former train station at Michigan Avenue and 14th Street, or the twin offices towers formerly occupied by the state of Michigan at the Lodge Freeway and Howard Street."