ford auditorium http://michiganradio.org en Excavator falls over at site of Ford Auditorium demolition http://michiganradio.org/post/excavator-falls-over-site-ford-auditorium-demolition <p>A large excavator fell over during the demolition of the Ford Auditorium in Detroit.</p><p>A minor injury to the operator was reported by the Associated Press.</p><p>You can see photos at the <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20110715/NEWS01/110715027/1001/news">Detroit Free Press</a>. And Jeff Wattrick at <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/07/pic_of_day_backhoe_fail_at_the.html">MLive</a> received photos from his former co-workers&nbsp; who were gawking out their window at the Renaissance Center. Fri, 15 Jul 2011 17:04:19 +0000 Mark Brush 3334 at http://michiganradio.org Excavator falls over at site of Ford Auditorium demolition Ford Auditorium to come down this Friday http://michiganradio.org/post/ford-auditorium-come-down-friday <p>10,000 buildings by the end of his first term in 2013</p><p>That&#39;s how many buildings Detroit Mayor Bing wants to bring down.</p><p>This Friday, the city says one of the 10,000 will be a big one - Ford Auditorium, former home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/07/demolition_of_ford_auditorium.html">MLive</a>:</p><blockquote><p>Ford Auditorium&#39;s date with the wrecking ball has been set for Friday afternoon, according to a release from the city of Detroit.<br /><br />Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/06/team_works_to_save_historic_pi.html">workers removed the pipe organ</a> from the 55-year-old structure with a then-undetermined demolition date. Mayor Dave Bing will make some brief remarks at 11 a.m. before demolition begins.</p></blockquote><p>Here&#39;s a look inside the Auditorium from WXYZ:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcDhTXojsfk Thu, 07 Jul 2011 21:06:59 +0000 Mark Brush 3197 at http://michiganradio.org Ford Auditorium to come down this Friday