The district is planning to use the buildings to expand its early college programs and move other services to the site, reports Press and Guide.
The buildings, on the north edge of the college campus, were once home to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and were purchased by the college several years ago.
The building acquisitions will enable the school district to expand all three early college programs – Henry Ford Early College Health, Advanced Manufacturing, and School of Education. The early colleges are joint ventures between the district and Henry Ford College. High school students take part in the early college program for five years and can graduate with both a high school diploma and an associate degree or trade certification.
The buildings, each about 30,000 square feet, have sat idle for several years and will require extensive renovations to outfit them.
Renovations could be completed by January 2024.