Chevrolet Service Parts Plant Construction

Summary

Construction is underway at Chevrolet's Service Parts Division plant in Saginaw, Michigan, in this 1941 photo. This new building was designed by Albert Kahn, among the most influential industrial architects of the early 20th century. Kahn's airy reinforced concrete structures were popular with automakers. He also counted Packard, Ford, Hudson, and Dodge Brothers among his clients.

Construction is underway at Chevrolet's Service Parts Division plant in Saginaw, Michigan, in this 1941 photo. This new building was designed by Albert Kahn, among the most influential industrial architects of the early 20th century. Kahn's airy reinforced concrete structures were popular with automakers. He also counted Packard, Ford, Hudson, and Dodge Brothers among his clients.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1 April 1941

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.47.133

Credit

From the Collections of the Henry Ford. Gift of the Mow Family.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.500 in

Width: 10.500 in

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