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Highland Park Ford Plant - A Closer Look

Henry Ford and Albert Kahn revolutionized manufacturing with the Highland Park Ford Plant. Click on the icons to learn more.

Huge Windows

At the Highland Park Ford Plant, architect Albert Kahn employed huge expanses of glass, supported by massive steel window sashes, to enhance worker productivity.

Massive Open Space

Reinforced concrete construction made huge, open floorplans possible. These large uninterrupted spaces enabled Henry Ford to create his first moving assembly line for the Model T.

Highland Park Ford Plant - A Closer Look