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on Steve Neavling August 18, 2015
Abandoned Buildings, Art & Entertainment, Headline, Police, The Packard Plant
Packard Plant employees insist they did not know a world-renowned wildlife photographer was bringing animals with him for a photo shoot at the abandoned factory on Detroit’s east side Monday morning.
on Steve Neavling January 2, 2014
Buildings, Headline, posts
Photographers exploring the abandoned Packard Plant in Detroit made a disturbing discovery on Christmas eve – a dead body.
on Steve Neavling November 4, 2013
Abandoned Buildings, Buildings, Headline, posts, Real Estate, The Packard Plant
But will the Wayne County treasurer enforce the deadline and invalidate the bid of Chicago-area investor Bill Hults?
on Steve Neavling October 25, 2013
Abandoned Buildings, Buildings, Headline, Life in Detroit, posts, Real Estate, The Packard Plant
The symbol of Detroit’s industrial decline attracted 111 bids from around the world.
on Steve Neavling July 1, 2013
Headline, Lens On Detroit, Photo Gallery, posts
Overlooking Belle Isle and the Detroit River, “the location is unrivaled in scenic beauty by any other apartment hotel in the world,” the Whittier boasted in the 1920s.
on Steve Neavling May 28, 2013
Abandoned Buildings, Buildings, Development, Headline, Life in Detroit, posts, The Packard Plant, Urban Renewal
Packard owner Dominic Cristini was shocked to hear the news when we contacted him this afternoon.
on Steve Neavling February 24, 2013
Abandoned Buildings, Buildings, posts
The sprawling ruins of the Northville Psychiatric Hospital are becoming increasingly popular to photographers, thrill seekers and vandals.
on Steve Neavling November 30, 2012
Abandoned Buildings, Buildings, Crime & Fire, Fire, Headline, posts, The Packard Plant
As I write this, thieves in a backhoe are stealing large metal beams even as a fire burns in the plant, a few buildings away.
on Steve Neavling November 4, 2012
Lens On Detroit, posts
Left behind in the more than two dozens buildings are wheelchairs, beds, gowns, books, pool tables, nursing logs, picture frames, stuffed animals.
on Steve Neavling August 14, 2012
Buildings, Government, Lens On Detroit, posts, The Packard Plant
To many, the sprawling Packard Plant is nothing more than a dangerous eyesore and an unsettling reminder of Detroit’s tragic decline. To others, it’s an urban playscape. A mammoth canvas. The Great Ruins of Detroit. But to the embattled city, the 40-acre plant is a stark reminder of how broke and powerless the cash-starved government has […]