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    Video: Watch this guy explore 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 US$975,000 (CAD$994,842) on the 43 parcels that make up the old manufacturing ...

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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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    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 325,160 square metre ...

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