This isn’t about the effectiveness of a city ordinance or emergency management. It’s about a mayor intentionally misleading the public.
After enduring decades of abandonment and vandalism, the Packard Plant is coming back to life.
Preservationists are hoping the city is close to finding a developer to prevent looming demolition.
As threats of demolition loom over the long-abandoned recreation center, the city suddenly is sprucing up the building.
The Farbman Group has been trying to find a new owner since Wayne County vacated the Beaux Arts-style building in 2009.
The mighty downtown headquarters was built at a time when Detroit had one of the largest populations in the U.S.
Peru-based developer Fernando Palazuelo is more than $80,000 delinquent on property taxes and late fees on the abandoned Packard Plant that he purchased six months ago at a tax-foreclosure auction.
Meijer plans to open its second store in Detroit by next summer after announcing today that it will break ground on its newest site on the northwest side Monday.
Beginning next week, Second Avenue in the Cass Corridor and Midtown will become a two-way street, a sign of the incredible decline of the street since the 1930s.
Soon after the fire gutted the 124-year-old Romanesque Revival building, the owner ordered his demolition crew to topple the final stone walls even as darkness settled in.