It features a figure of a child holding a bucket of red paint and brush alongside the message: “I remember when all this was trees.”
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The Display Group, an event specialist company, is spending $750,000 on renovating Building 22 on the 40-acre site.
Some preliminary demolition is underway at Detroit’s historic Packard Plant, to prepare the sprawling complex of abandoned buildings for an ambitious redevelopment project.
Peruvian developer Fernando Palazuelo bought the 40-acre site last year and wants to bring in apartments, retail, high-tech entrepreneurs, light industrial operations and artist studios.
Fernando Palazuelo said he has recently had several offers for the site — and he hasn’t budged.
The owner of Detroit’s blighted Packard car plant complex said he hopes to finish a master redevelopment plan for the site within three to four months.
It’s taken months, but the sale of the old Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side is complete.
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.