MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Ford Piquette Ave Plant In the Milwaukee Junction

At the intersection of Piquette and Beaubien, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is one of the world’s most significant industrial history sites. Built in 1904, it was the first building owned by Ford Motor Company. It has been saved and preserved as a museum by automotive historians. Here in 1908 Henry Ford created and first produced the Model T that changed everything. The building is as fascinating as the vintage vehicles displayed within it.

 


Address:
461 Piquette St
Detroit, MI 48202