Overlooking Belle Isle and the Detroit River, “the location is unrivaled in scenic beauty by any other apartment hotel in the world,” the Whittier boasted in the 1920s.
Fed up with the inundation of graffiti, some Detroiters are taking matters into their own hands
A man of two sides, Pugh can be charming, temperamental, progressive, juvenile.
Past preservation attempts have been thwarted by city officials, who have insisted – wrongly, so far – that the site can garner tens of millions of dollars from a major developer.
Pugh has not responded to colleagues or reporters in the past week. He disabled his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
People are registered to vote in government buildings where no one lives.
Authorities rounded up so many teens that they’ve run out of buses and are causing confusion about where the juveniles are being taken.
Vandals, scrappers and urban explorers are disrupting a pair of peregrine falcons and their chicks atop the Whittier.
The 108-year-old Hotel Charlevoix, which stood vacant in downtown Detroit for nearly three decades, was demolished this morning.
The naked lurker crawled on his hands and knees, with his tongue out, and gazed at the flames.