Ford Auditorium

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Excavator Topples During Ford Auditorium Demolition

Authorities say a piece of construction equipment fell over as crews worked to demolish the riverfront landmark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2011

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Bing Annouces Plan To Move Chene Park

Speaking Friday, Mayor Dave Bing shared his plans for the site that once hosted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Martin Luther King, Junior.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2011

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Demolition Begins On Historic Ford Auditorium

It was once the home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and countless historic events in Detroit. Now, the building is coming down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2011

Ford Auditorium houses the pipe organ that will be split in two.

Detroit City Council OK’s Pipe Organ Split Despite Plea To Keep Whole

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Ford Auditorium, view from Hart Plaza (Wikimedia Commons)

Detroit Council To Approve Ford Auditorium Teardown

The Detroit City Council is expected to approve an $800,000 contract for the demolition of Ford Auditorium.


Ford Auditorium, view from Hart Plaza (Wikimedia Commons)

Council Wants More Info On Plan For Riverfront Land

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is facing some opposition in his plan to tear down Ford Auditorium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2011

Downtown Detroit Eyesore Could Be Eliminated

An eyesore at Detroit’s Hart Plaza could soon be demolished.