“An array of giant metallic contraptions have landed at the long-vacant Packard Plant as preparations are being made for the filming of the next “Transformers” movie.This does seem to indicate that the story returns to Chicago to deal further with the aftermath of Megatron's invasion attempt.
Among the crumbling concrete of the sprawling former Detroit automotive plant, scenes for the fifth Transformers movie, staring Mark Wahlberg, are beginning to take shape.
Two Chicago Transit Authority trains are positioned as if they careened off their artificial rail lines, and giant gears and machinery lie in pieces around the set.”
In addition, J Barton has provided more pics (below) from another Detroit location being prepped for the film. Based on the signage, the area of Washington Blvd will be used to film for TF5.