Authorities say a piece of construction equipment fell over as crews worked to demolish the riverfront landmark.
Speaking Friday, Mayor Dave Bing shared his plans for the site that once hosted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Martin Luther King, Junior.
It was once the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and countless historic events in Detroit. Now, the building is coming down.
Detroit City Council authorized the contract Tuesday in spite of a plea to keep the organ in one piece from American Guild of Organists Detroit Chapter.
The Detroit City Council is expected to approve an $800,000 contract for the demolition of Ford Auditorium.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is facing some opposition in his plan to tear down Ford Auditorium.
An eyesore at Detroit’s Hart Plaza could soon be demolished.