Gates.The old Gates Rubber plant was supposed to be a new urbanism showplace -- but development has been stalled by the economy. Still, the abandoned buildings have been doing a booming business in urban exploring, and last night, another band of adventurers made it into the old factory at 90 ... More >>
Should the family of a man who died after a fall at the long-vacant Gates Rubber factory be awarded damages? Or, to put it another way: Are property owners liable if unauthorized persons injure themselves while trespassing on their grounds? Both questions will have to be answered by a jury now ... More >>
Letters from the week of 12/27/2007
For some, the lure of the old Gates factory is undeniable. And it was deadly for one.
From the week of November 11, 2004