No architect left more of a mark on Wayne State University’s campus than Minoru Yamasaki, who is best known for designing the World Trade Center in New York City.
The mighty downtown headquarters was built at a time when Detroit had one of the largest populations in the U.S.
Over the past two months, we’ve chronicled what’s left of the plant – blocks of crumbling buildings, ravaged by scrappers, fire and extreme weather.
DPD denies evidence of a brazen, dangerous scrapping operation that is putting motorists and residents at risk.
Once selling for six figures, the houses are on the auction block for as low as a few thousand dollars.