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Everything Must Go: Silverdome's Assets For Sale

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The Pontiac Silverdome was the place Elvis, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones played. And Pope John Paul II prayed. It's whe...

Here's What Happens When You Abandon A Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

It's been just 12 years since the Detroit Lions moved to Ford Field, a stadium constructed for the NFL team in downtown Detroit. But the Pontiac Silve...

Historic Building Could Be Razed To Make Room For Parking Structure

Posted 08.24.2012 | Detroit

A Canadian businessman's plan to demolish a historic building in downtown Detroit, making way for another parking structure, has left a bad taste in t...

Silverdome Owner Wants Tax Break

Posted 03.15.2012 | Detroit

While Pontiac's emergency manager makes drastic cuts to resolve the city's budget crisis, the owner of the Silverdome is hoping for a five-year breath...

Michigan's Desolation Row

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Barry D. Wood

Here in southeast Michigan the recession feels more like depression. The region's unemployment rate is 17% and rising. Already, it is the highest jobless rate of any metropolitan area.