Moss, Ford House's resident goose-chasing dog is waiting for the paint to dry inside Ford House's new Visitor Center. He was hanging out in the Driven by Design exhibit, which is almost done being installed. The changing exhibit space, which will launch by featuring Driven by Design, which will allow Ford House to periodically create new exhibits or display traveling exhibits. The interiors are undergoing final touches, and the opening is almost here!
We're taking a green approach to stormwater management. Rainwater from our new parking lots flows into a system of bioswales, which pre-treat and clean the water naturally before it enters Lake St. Clair. The estate now has several bioswales and a water retention pond. What is a bioswale?
A bioswale is a shallow depression or ditch that conveys and filters water through plants and soil which soak up excess nitrogen, phosphorous, and other pollutants before letting the water
Our Collections team has rolled in the stars of Driven by Design! Three of Edsel's one-of-a-kind vehicles have been transported and installed in the new Visitor Center exhibit. ^ 1939 Lincoln Continental prototype. The cars will be the main attraction of Driven by Design, which will launch at the opening of the new Visitor Center this spring. In this brand new exhibit, visitors will learn about Edsel's impact on American automotive design and his collaborations with Ford auto
When you take a look at the big picture, we've come a long, long way on our new Visitor Center, Administration Building, and our vision for a better, long-lasting Ford House. A lot has happened since we started this project with a dream of offering more for our visitors.
We pictured exhibits where our visitors could view some of the many artifacts Ford House has in storage, which we never had a space to display. We imagined having indoor educational spaces to support our le