Crews start demolishing vacant housing project where Joe Louis, Supremes lived before stardom

  • by: JEFF KAROUB , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 4, 2013 - 2:15 PM

DETROIT — A backhoe crunched and gouged into a former low-rise row house in Detroit on Wednesday, marking the first official demolition work on a massive, vacant Detroit housing project once home to boxer Joe Louis and the Supremes before the musical trio became vital voices of "the Motown sound."

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