As each new piece of our new Visitor Center and administration building falls into place, we are reminded of all the fantastic skilled tradespersons that are bringing it all to fruition. Nearly all of the trades working on the project are Detroit area businesses. We are thrilled to be able to support these local businesses. These companies and their talented tradespersons have worked tirelessly onsite at Ford House and in their shops. They clearly take great pride in their wo
MEDIA CONTACT: Peter Van Dyke P: 313-872-2202 C: 313-530-7882 Project Progress and Update Eleanor Ford hoped her beloved family home would be a place for the public to find inspiration, solace and joy. With the completion of the largest construction project since the home was built in 1928, her wishes will be honored and amplified. The two-story, 40,000-square-foot Visitor Center, designed as a contemporary interpretation of the original Albert Kahn designed home, will provid
The crew has just put in a large elm tree outside our new Visitor Center. The original landscape architect for the historic estate, Jens Jensen, incorporated many elm trees into the estate's landscape. Jensen's vision was to design Edsel and Eleanor's land to look like a natural Midwestern landscape. The landscapes for the new building will take cues from that design to help the new Visitor Center and Administration Building area blend beautifully with the rest of the estate.