City of Detroit begins demolishing a portion of the sprawling, storied Packard Plant

In the early 1900s, the Packard Plan became a proud symbol of Detroit’s industrial rise as it churned out luxury automobiles and decent wages to thousand of workers

By Steve Neavling

The city of Detroit is demolishing a two-block portion of the storied and sprawling Packard Plant on Thursday after the negligent owner failed to do it himself. The $1.6 million emergency demolition is taking place on a section of the long-abandoned auto plant that is next to an operating business, Display Group, north of Grand Boulevard...

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