Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is taking drastic measures in his effort to revitalize the bankrupt city.
The huge demolition project holds the potential to transform Detroit into an urban-redevelopment like the nation has never seen.
The final phase of demolition has begun for an iconic vacant Detroit housing project along I-75.
The Detroit Blight Authority is hoping to knock down 67 blighted buildings and clear 21 blocks of brush and debris by the spring.
In the last month, the Detroit Blight Removal Task Force’s “Motor City Mapping” survey teams have surveyed over half of the 380,217 buildings and vacant lots in Detroit.
It’s taken months, but the sale of the old Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side is complete.
“It was a community where people came together to help one another.”
Michigan is close to enacting new laws to subject violators to potential jail time and streamline procedures to garnish their wages.
A prospective buyer of a sprawling former car plant that for years has been a symbol of Detroit’s decline says he plans to live at the site as he redevelops the property.
Officials have turned to yet another bidder after a Chicago developer missed a payment deadline in his bid for the crumbling Packard Plant.