Monday, July 6, 2009

Buick City for Sale

Anyone interested in buying a sprawling, weed-strewn example of deindustrialization? GM is planning to auction off the old Buick City site.

1 comment:

  1. who's going to buy buick city? the ground is saturated at least 35' deep with oil and machinery coolant which contains "PCB's. 3what's the cost to remove all that dirt?


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