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Fernando Palazuelo and the Packard Plant: Can He Do It?

Nancy Kotting | Posted 03.17.2014 | Detroit
Nancy Kotting

I believe Fernando Palazuelo, the new owner of the Packard Plant, is going to be successful beyond our expectations in his goal of redeveloping the Packard for several reasons you may not have thought of.

Packard Plant Revitalization: New Plans Or Just More Pipe Dreams?

Detroit News | Posted 09.16.2013 | Detroit

Detroit - -- An Illinois developer is in talks with the Wayne County treasurer to buy the notorious Packard Plant out of foreclosure for its $974,000 ...

LOOK: Before It Was Abandoned..

Posted 03.09.2013 | Detroit

It may seem like Detroit's Packard Plant has always been an abandoned cavernous, often smoldering ruin. So a vintage advertisement posted on Imgur and...

Detroit Blogger Removes Nazi-Referencing Packard Sign

Motor City Muckraker | Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit

A popular Detroit blogger tore down an offensive message Tuesday on the overpass of the abandoned Packard Plant that alluded to the Auschwitz concentr...

New Packard Plant Letters Bear Uncanny Resemblance To Auschwitz Sign

Detroit Free Press | Posted 04.07.2013 | Detroit

Big letters have been placed on the overpass at the Packard Automotive Plant in Detroit that read in German "Work will make you Free," concerning some...

Tear It Down? Why The Packard Plant Needs To Go

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Detroit

Like a crumbling headstone to a long-dead time, it sprawls over 35 acres of Detroit, a half-mile stretch of broken concrete and bricks and trouble. ...

Sprawling Urban Ruin Faces New Troubles

Posted 11.29.2012 | Detroit

Foreclosure isn't just a problem that affects struggling homeowners. Detroit's sprawling, vacant and frequently ablaze Packard Plant will be foreclose...

Detroit 2025: Imagining The Motor City's Vibrant Renewal

Popular Mechanics | Posted 10.01.2012 | Detroit

This is so strange. It's opening day of the 2025 baseball season, but you're not downtown at the Tigers game. You're outside the previously derelict P...

Water Water Everywhere, Let's Just Raise the Rates!

Anthony Barchock | Posted 10.14.2012 | Detroit
Anthony Barchock

The water department has yet again raised the city water rates and has now laid off employees -- so many that they can't send out workers to fix one of their biggest problems plaguing the city: processed city water flowing down the drain.

Don't Hold Your Breath For Packard Plant Demolition

Posted 03.28.2012 | Detroit

Despite recent claims from purported Packard Plant owner Dominic Cristini that he would tear down the massive abandoned factory in Detroit, it's still...

LOOK: Remembering An Iconic Industrial Ruin

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

After more than a decade of controversy, one of Detroit's most iconic abandoned buildings is set to be demolished. Dominic Cristini, who claims sol...