Preservation Hopes Fail For 5 Barns In Michigan

Five deteriorating barns could be demolished this month despite an effort in recent years to save them as examples of Michigan’s agricultural heritage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2012

WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell

Demolition Begins At Ford Wixom Assembly Plant; Is Menards Moving In?

Demolition has begun on one of the biggest, empty building sites in southeast Michigan: the old Ford Wixom Assembly Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2012

(credit: istock)

Demolition Approved For Animal-Infested Home

Officials in Ypsilanti have approved a plan to tear down a vacant home that’s become infested with raccoons and squirrels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Neighbors Welcome Redford High Demolition

As the demolition continued this week at Detroit’s old Redford High School, area residents are thrilled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

Old Mumford High School demolished to make way for new building. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Old Mumford Coming Down, New Mumford High School Ready For Students

Demolition of Detroit’s old Mumford High School is well under way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

An abandoned Detroit building is torn down. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Blight Blitz Underway In Southwest Detroit

Southwest Detroit residents stood out in the rain to watch as four apartment buildings deemed dangerous are demolished.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on site to announce another 90 day-1,500 abandoned home teardown effort. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Detroit Plans 1,500 Demolitions By End Of Sept.

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says the city plans to tear down 1,500 dangerous and abandoned structures by the end of September.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

Western part of the abandoned Packard automobile factory in Detroit. (Wikimedia Commons)

Plans Call For Demolishing Detroit’s Packard Plant

A man who claims ownership of one of Detroit’s most widely-known industrial ruins says he plans to demolish most or all of what remains of the sprawling facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Dilapidated Woodward Ave. Building Demolished

It’s the end of the line for another abandoned old building in Highland Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2012

Tyron Winfrey in front of the old Cass Tech H.S. (Credit: Winfrey Family)

Cass Tech Demolition Slated For Monday

About one thousand former students gathered in front of the ruins of Cass Tech High School for a final good-bye.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2011