How Michigan Became the Epicenter of the Modernist Experiment
Jarrett Fuller

A perfect storm of manufacturing money, ample space and robust industry created one of Modernism's most fertile and important outposts in and around Detroit. IN 1908, the year Henry Ford introduced the Model T, what he called his "car for the great multitude," the architect Albert Kahn submitted designs for Ford's factory in Highland Park, Mich., near downtown Detroit.