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Chrysler Corporation Dodge Half-Ton Truck Plant

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1937, Albert Kahn. E. Eight Mile Rd. at Mound Rd.

Perhaps Kahn's most famous plant, this building has two major steel and glass structures: the Assembly Building, 402 × 2,262 feet in plan, and the Export Building, 122 × 242 feet in plan. Kahn utilized cantilevered bent steel beams, allowing the monitors to hang below the roof level and thus improve the lighting.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Chrysler Corporation Dodge Half-Ton Truck Plant", [Warren, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-MB2.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 173-173.

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