What’s next depends on the eccentric owner, who is in danger of losing the building.
The Detroit construction firm was accused of causing a preventable death while working for the city, and then made death threats of their own this weekend.
A judge and attorney who own the dilapidated Wurlitzer high-rise continue to defy orders to remove shedding bricks and masonry.
The crumbling brick exterior of the Wurlitzer in downtown Detroit has been falling for more than a decade.
The city of Detroit won’t repair a broken water line that serves a downtown coffee shop and adjacent jewelry store because the neighboring high-rise would endanger workers.