North side "eyesore" coming down in Flint
A long-empty north Flint apartment complex is being demolished.
The Genesee County Land Bank is spending $1.7 million to raze the 13-building complex.
Shawn Harris is the president of the local neighborhood association. He hopes the demolition will clear the way for a much-needed grocery store on Flint’s north side.
“We lost our Kroger’s and our Meijer’s. So I think this would be a good place to put another grocery store,” says Harris.
Land bank officials say they are reviewing several proposals for the eight-acre site.