Demolition on abandoned Detroit apartment begins Tuesday

Abandoned Apartment complex overlooking Nardin Park.

Demolition on a long-vacant apartment building that overlooks Nardin Park near I-94 in Detroit is expected to begin Tuesday.

A $990,368 contract was awarded to tear down the four-story building, which is located at 5260 W. Chicago. 

The city said the building is one of several commercial structures slated for demolition this December. A segment of the Packard Plant and the former La Choy Headquarters along the Joe Louis Greenway path will also be torn down this month.

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The city says today's demolition is part of its larger goal of riding Detroit neighborhoods of blight by 2024.