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    Read This: Allan Hill, last resident of Detroit's iconic Packard plant may get pushed out [w/video]
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    The old Packard Plant in Detroit is one of the city's icons. All at once, it represents the vibrant history of the Motor City, its rocky past decades and the chance for something new to spring up. Despite the Packard buildings sitting empty for years, there's still life there. Among other things, ...

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    Video: Watch this guy explore Detroit's abandoned Packard Plant on dirtbike
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    Packard gave up on its automotive plant in Detroit in 1956, but the 3,500,000-square-foot complex of reinforced concrete remains - if only as remains. It is perhaps just as famous for being ruins as it was when it built cars, still attracting plenty of attention from entrepreneurs, paintballers, ...

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    Report: Peruvian developer bids to turn Packard plant into upscale go kart track
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    The last time a car was made at Detroit's infamously derelict Packard plant was in 1958. Though it's been used for a variety of purposes since, these days it stands empty, an icon of urban decay. But that doesn't mean nobody's trying to do anything about it. The county recently put it up for ...

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    Report: Detroit's infamous Packard plant headed for auction block
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    Crain's Detroit Business reports Detroit's abandoned Packard plant is set to come up for auction this September. Wayne County officially foreclosed on the property this year due to tax delinquency. The owner owed around $975,000 on the 43 parcels that make up the old manufacturing site, and ...

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    Video: Detroit Free Press delivers in-depth report on city's biggest eyesore, the Packard Plant
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    Even if you don't know Detroit, odds are you know the city's derelict Packard plant. A go-to source of urban decay porn, the plant has become a haven for graffiti artists of every caliber, arsonists, the homeless and scrappers looking to gut the structure of its steel for cash. Detroit's ...

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    Report: Detroit's infamous Packard plant to be razed. Finally.
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    Despite its various and sundry dangers, urban spelunking has become something of a rite of passage for adventuresome types living in and around Detroit. And while Corktown's legendary Michigan Central Station is probably illicit explorers' favorite quarry, the derelict 3.5-million square foot ...

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    Renowned street artist Banksy tags Detroit, ignites controversy
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    Banksy's graffiti before it was removed from the Packard plant – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's just a little graffiti, and yet its existence has caused a firestorm of legal wrangling as to who actually owns the work and the building that once housed it. Seems rather odd, until ...

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    Detroit still hunting down Packard plant owner
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    Detroit may be one step closer to wiping the old Packard automobile plant off the face of the map for good. For years, the structure has stood derelict as a symbol of the city's decay as lawmakers fought to figure out who exactly owns the property. Supposedly, the plant is currently owned by a ...

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    VIDEO: Fun, frolic and destruction with a dump truck at Detroit's Packard plant
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    This dump truck is going to take a dive - Click above to watch the video
    In future Detroit, pushing a junked dump truck out of a fourth floor window at the old Packard plant might result in a swarm of gen-1 Taurus police cars surrounding the building, and, if you're particularly unlucky, ...

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