It's only a matter of time now. By May of this year, The City of Detroit must begin demolition work for the now-vacant Joe Louis Arena in order to prepare the area for a new hotel that's expected to reshape the entire Downtown Detroit Riverfront area.
Gordie Howe was laid to rest this afternoon, following a internationally televised funeral ceremony from the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Detroit. On Tuesday, a twelve hour visitation at the Joe Louis Arena drew fans from all over the world.
The hockey world, Red Wings nation and the state of Michigan, who claims him as an adopted son are mourning the loss of the legendary Gordie Howe, who has passed away at the age of 88. Here is some of his legacy in photos.
There was a sold out crowd in attendance at Joe Louis Arena Monday night to watch the Detroit Red Wings take on the Buffalo Sabres. They were also there to wish a very special Happy Birthday to Red Wings' great Gordie Howe, who will soon celebrate his 88th birthday.
The Detroit Red Wings are schedule for one outdoor game this season which will be Saturday, February 27th In Denver. According to Detroit Free Press, the Wings are the possible opponent for the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 2017 Winter Classic.