Small piles of garbage are all that’s left on the arena site after crews removed fencing, lighting and other materials.
At sunrise, I rode my bike from the Cass Corridor to downtown and the waterfront to admire the misty sky.
The buildings’ fate remains entangled in a potential legal battle with preservationists and Detroit City Council.
There are few establishments left between Midtown and downtown with as much character, earnestness and hometown flavor.
Woodward Avenue is unrecognizable in some areas as crews begin laying rails for Detroit’s M-1 streetcars.
The Ilitch family’s Olympia Development held a groundbreaking Thursday afternoon for the new $450-million Red Wings arena.
Works is beginning on the $140 million M-1 Rail for streetcars and laying groundwork for a new $450 million Red Wings arena.
The Cass Corridor, one of Detroit’s most challenged communities, is about to undergo a major transformation because of a new Red Wings arena and entertainment district.
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.
The mood was somber as preservationists and parishioners sang a hymn, prayed, listened to somber horns and clutched candles.