MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Lincoln Plant

Automotive pioneer Henry Leland formed Lincoln Motor Company in 1917 and built this plant at Livernois and Warren Avenues. The plant first built “Liberty” aircraft engines during World War I, later switching to producing the luxury Lincoln automobile line which became a division of Ford Motor Company in 1922. Over 400,000 Lincolns were built here until 1952. DTE now owns the site, but the building with the “zig-zag” roofline is an enduring portion of the original Lincoln factory.


Address:
6200 W. Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48210