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.
Detroit fire crews had to get a little creative to knock down flames at the top of the old Packard Plant.
[photogallerylink id=26737 align=left]Shooting for the upcoming film Transformers 3 has commenced at Detroit’s old Packard Plant. Set up surrounding the dilapidated, abandoned buildings, passersby can see what appears to be derailed train, plane wreckage and […]