Cover Story: Fire Destroys Landmark Detroit Church

DETROIT, MI, MAY 11, 2104 – A suspicious fire in a vacant, 124-year-old Romanesque Revival church destroyed the building in the early morning. The remaining portions of the state landmark First Unitarian Church building were demolished later in the day. The location is one block from the site of the new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena. The fire occurred in the area between the Midtown and Downtown areas of the city.