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Live tiger gets loose in Detroit's Packard plant [w/video]

A tiger got loose in Detroit's Packard Plant on August 17 while a crew was conducting a photo shoot with it and other wild animals. The tiger was eventually contained.

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Detroit's Packard plant starting to look like 1930 again

First Stage Of Restoration Includes Custom Wrap For Pedestrian Bridge

Fernando Palazeulo is restoring the 40-acre Packard Plant complex in Detroit, starting with the pedestrian bridge over East Grand Boulevard: he's had it draped in a covering that makes the bridge look like it did in 1930.

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Allan Hill, last resident of Detroit's iconic Packard plant may get pushed out [w/video]

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, it's a common spot for artists to practi

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Watch this guy explore Detroit's abandoned Packard Plant on dirtbike

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, vandals and urban spelunkers.

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Peruvian developer bids to turn Packard plant into upscale go kart track

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 auction, the winning bid placed by a doctor fro

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Detroit's infamous Packard plant headed for auction block

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, a

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Detroit Free Press delivers in-depth report on city's biggest eyesore, the Packard Plant

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 firefighters won't even enter the structure to put out blazes for fear of injury. The Detroit Fre

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Detroit's infamous Packard plant to be razed. Finally.

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 Packard Plant is likely a close second.

Renowned street artist Banksy tags Detroit, ignites controversy

Banksy's graffiti before it was removed from the Packard plant – Click above for high-res image gallery

VIDEO: Fun, frolic and destruction with a dump truck at Detroit's Packard plant

This dump truck is going to take a dive - Click above to watch the video