Wednesday marks a deadline for the group to pay a large chunk of the $6 million winning bid for the crumbling Packard Plant.
A former auto plant — now a symbol of Detroit’s economic decline — has a new owner.
A former car plant that’s a symbol of Detroit’s industrial decline could be sold for as little as $21,000 after failing to get bids in an initial public auction.
Developers have set their sights on a deteriorating former Detroit car plant that’s become better known for malicious destruction and urban decay.
Placards posted at a deteriorating former Detroit car plant that spelled out words that were part of a metal gate at the infamous Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland have been removed.
The phrase “Arbeit Macht Frei,” which famously greeted Nazi prisoners at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II has a new home, in Detroit.
The blighted former Packard car plant complex in Detroit could be returned to public control if the building’s owner fails to pay about $750,000 in back taxes.
Tipsters calling the WWJ Newsroom that they could see thick, black smoke for miles.
Thick black smoke was sent into the air at Mount Elliot and 1-94 as a fire burned at the old Packard Plant, which a witness says always seems to be ablaze.
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.