Despite its reinforced concrete design, decades of general anarchy have left some of the Packard Plant's buildings a bit wobbly. On Friday, Detroit Urbex reported that the top floor of Building 5 —built somewhere between 1910 and 1918—had collapsed, pancaking onto the floor below. When including the necessary asbestos/hazardous waste clean-up, the city estimates demolition of the complex would cost around $20M.
· Detroit Urbex [Official]
· Demolishing Packard Plant would be expensive [Freep]