Like many automakers, Ford believes the future is electric, and its future electric-car technologies could find a home in Detroit, Michigan.

The automaker has plans to purchase the Michigan Central Station located in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. The building, which has sat in a decayed state for years, would become home to Ford’s electric- and self-driving car activities.

Plans aren’t finalized yet, but according to an Automotive News report on Monday, the piece of real estate has a lot of fans inside the automaker. Specifically, Edsel Ford II, Ford director and cousin of Executive Chairman Bill Ford, both threw their support behind relocating employees back to the city.

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However, the decision is somewhat at odds with Ford’s investment into renovating its Dearborn, Michigan, headquarters. Previously, the automaker planned to centralize some 24,000 employees. If Ford decides to purchase the rotting train station, it will provide space for 2,000 to 3,000 employees.

The report said the decision is part of newly installed Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s attempt to cultivate a “start-up” culture for employees. By removing them from a corporate space and placing them at a historic site, the automaker hopes to stoke a different kind of culture. Truly, it’s to give younger and creative minds more breathing space.

Ford has a long heritage with the city of Detroit. The automaker first set up shop in the city 115 years ago. Many individuals will, more than likely, welcome the automaker’s return.