In his second book about Detroit’s under-appreciated gems, “Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit,” journalist and historian Dan Austin unearths the tragic demise of some of the city’s most storied buildings in engrossing prose and exquisite historic photos.
This is behind-the-scenes video of upcoming Eminem video that will feature the vacant Michigan Central Station.
A helicopter buzzed over the train station early Monday morning, beaming a spotlight onto the exterior as sleek cars whipped around the ornate, illuminated lobby.
The filmmakers seem more intent on weaving together moody music, portrayals of hopelessness and images of the usual abandoned buildings.
Dispatchers were told to stop alerting the fire department of calls about the blaze Monday night because it was too difficult to access the plant’s north side, where several fires broke out, causing floors to cave in and walls to collapse.
Plopped in a field surrounded by 90-year-old abandoned homes on the near east side, the squatty, cinderblock house has sat vacant for nearly three years.
Tucked inside one of the school’s art rooms were hundreds of pieces of award-winning art dating back to the 1960s. A month before demolition began last summer, I scooped up the art in hopes of showing it once again.
When the mighty, historic Cass Tech High School came crashing down this time last year, dozens of alumni gathered to catch one last glimpse of the 93-year-old building.
A year ago this month, demolition crews knocked down the final wall of the storied and mammoth Cass Tech High School in Detroit, shattering hopes of reviving the 93-year-old building.
If a Toronto-based firm gets its way, a 112-year-old building in downtown Detroit will be demolished to make way for a parking lot. Triple Properties Inc., which bought the ornate, historic building for $700,000 earlier this month, acknowledged the plan Thursday. The firm also bought the adjacent Penobscot Building this year and says it needs […]