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WATCH: Palace of Auburn Hills imploded Saturday morning

Posted at 10:23 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-11 16:06:16-04
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) —

The Palace of Auburn Hills is no longer standing. After more than 30 years, what was left of the former home of the Detroit Pistons was imploded Saturday morning.

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Demolition on the facility began in March.

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There are plans to turn the space into offices for research and technology.

The Palace property was sold in June of 2019. The buyer is a joint venture between Schostak Brothers & Company, which is a real estate development firm based in Livonia, and Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores.

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The sale came after Oakland County turned down an opportunity to buy the property.

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