The demolition comes after a controversial vote by the city’s Historic District Commission.
Secret investors have been gobbling up Cass Corridor properties and letting them languish before selling for large sums of money.
The news comes less than a month after the mayor warned of impending demolition barring any last-minute, viable proposals.
The abandoned, neglected Albert Kahn high-rise is in the shadow of the planned Red Wings arena and entertainment district.
Speculated to be the site of a new Red Wings arena and one of the starkest examples of gentrification in Detroit, the apartments have garnered a lot of attention