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ILITCH BUYS PARKING SPACE NEAR NEW DETROIT BASEBALL STADIUM
Published September 30, 1997
Olympia Development, owned by Tigers & Red Wings Owner Mike Ilitch, confirmed Monday that it "has bought about three acres of parking lots" near the site of the Tigers' new ballpark, according to Patricia Montemurri of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Olympia spokesperson Alexander Sebastian said the land was bought for "stadium-related development." The purchase gives Ilitch "more control over future development in the area" (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 9/30).