Friday, November 22, 2013

Seduced and Abandoned: Turning the Ruins of Detroit's Packard Plant into "Something Very Very Special"

Derelict in Detroit and Hard to Sell.  (The New York Times, 11/21/2013)

Excerpt:   For decades, the ruins of the Packard Motor Car plant — a collection of more than 40 crumbling buildings that make up a ghost town of graffiti and garbage and rubble — have been a symbol of Detroit’s decay and a stubborn obstacle to the revitalization of its surrounding, and tattered, east side neighborhoods.

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