“Demolition started Friday on a section of the massive and crumbling Detroit Packard auto factory complex — a symbol of the city’s blight and past manufacturing glory.”
“DETROIT, MI – The scene is a gaudy palace in Spain, decked out with Ferraris and all the luxury items.
Fernando Palazuelo, who owns the crumbling and blighted 3.5-million-square-foot Packard Plant, described the setting as his home, his Iberian lifestyle. He accumulated the wealth after successfully developing parts of Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.”
“DETROIT – It’s more than bizarre that this town – and many people from around the world – find the Packard plant on the city’s east side so fascinating as an urban wasteland.”
“DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Free Press told a moving story Thursday night at the Fillmore Detroit about one of the most intriguing pieces of property in the city’s more than 300-year history.”
“DETROIT — It’s a place that has inspired world-class poets, blockbuster filmmakers, pioneering techno musicians, wildly inventive graffiti artists and, yes,chroniclers of ruin porn.”