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.
Photographers exploring the abandoned Packard Plant in Detroit made a disturbing discovery on Christmas eve – a dead body.
But will the Wayne County treasurer enforce the deadline and invalidate the bid of Chicago-area investor Bill Hults?
The symbol of Detroit’s industrial decline attracted 111 bids from around the world.
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.
Packard owner Dominic Cristini was shocked to hear the news when we contacted him this afternoon.
The sprawling ruins of the Northville Psychiatric Hospital are becoming increasingly popular to photographers, thrill seekers and vandals.
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.
Left behind in the more than two dozens buildings are wheelchairs, beds, gowns, books, pool tables, nursing logs, picture frames, stuffed animals.
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 […]