I got a number of emails on this one yesterday and figured it was worth posting. RM Auctions is auctioning off a piece of Detroit history this weekend. The Detroit Packard factory was opened in 1907 and housed Packard assembly processes of one form or another until late 1958. The building was one of the first to be constructed entirely of concrete and was considered to be the most beautiful and most well engineered factory in the world.
In any case, there is something so somber about seeing the facade in it’s current state. It looks amputated… like a finger missing its hand. Hemmings said it better than I can.