Great News. The Downtown Detroit Synagogue renovation gets a $350,000 boost from the William Davison Foundation.
Additionally for every two dollars pledged Davison will kick in two more dollars up to $100,000. Read More »
of them all and possibly the most famous factory in history,
the remains of Henry Ford's Model T Automobile Plant in the Detroit enclave of Highland
Park is still in partial use as a warehouse. Home of the moving
assembly line and designed by industrial architect giant, Albert
Kahn, the world beat a path to its door fueling the second industrial
revolution and catapulting Detroit to wealth and fame.
Built in 1909, it once produced 1000 "Tin Lizzies"
a day. In its last days of vehicle manufacturing, it produced
Ford tractors. It ceased production in the early1970's. It has suffered
greatly from neglect and faces an uncertain future.