Ford Rotunda, Administration Bldg., And The Rouge Plant, Near Detroit, Mich.
United News Co.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
c. 1940; aerial view; the Ford Rotunda, Administration Building and the Rouge Plant on Schaefer Road in Dearborn, Michigan; the Ford River Rouge Complex was designed by Albert Kahn and constructed between 1917 and 1928; the rotunda was designed by Albert Kahn for the 1934 World Fair in Chicago. Afterwards, it was moved to Dearborn and redesigned; it was destroyed by fire in 1962; "A huge revolving globe in the center of the rotunda, having only the sky for a roof, depicts with colored and shaded markings, the various Ford interests. Facing it is the Administration Building; in the background the Rouge Plant. Located on Schaeffer Highway."
Ford Motor Company (Detroit)
Kahn, Albert, Architect
Ford Motor Company (Detroit). Rotunda
Schaefer Highway (Dearborn)
Ford Motor Company (Detroit). Rouge River Plant
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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