The 13-story Hotel Park Avenue, a one-time lavish attraction from the booming 1920s that later became a rehab center for drug addicts, was imploded Saturday morning.
The former DWSD employee who failed to pay his tax and water bills is having trouble with another responsibility.
Natural grass has graced “The Corner” for more than a century. That could change soon.
The vote comes after intense pressure from Mayor Mike Duggan, who denied playing a role.
In one case, the mayor removed a beloved preservationist from the board, replacing her with an ex-DWSD employee who owes more than $15,000 in delinquent ] property taxes and water bills.
The buildings’ fate remains entangled in a potential legal battle with preservationists and Detroit City Council.
The Farbman Group has been trying to find a new owner since Wayne County vacated the Beaux Arts-style building in 2009.
City officials reached a compromise that would preserve the historic baseball field at the former site of Tiger Stadium.
From a collegiate gothic building to the golden arches.
One of Detroit’s most elegant buildings was demolished to make way for the city’s 29th McDonald’s restaurant.