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      Wrecking ball decimates Saginaw Plaza Hotel

      A wrecking ball demolishes the Saginaw Plaza Hotel on Monday.

      They are making way for a new parking lot in downtown Saginaw.

      The vacant Sgainaw Plaza Hotel took a big hit on Monday as a wrecking ball began demolishing the building.

      The Saginaw County Land Bank Authority purchased the building for $235,000 in 2011 after it was foreclosed on.

      The Saginaw County Sheriff's Department has been using the vacant building for training exercises.