Ypsi: GM Plant

The Detroit News reports on efforts to sell off General Motors’ factories that have been closed, including the Willow Run plant, where the trust that was created to sell the plants is based. From the article: ”Like many of the former GM facilities for sale, the plant is massive and full of history. The Albert Kahn-designed facility was first used by Ford Motor Co. to build B-24 bombers during World War II. The plant’s productivity was a big reason Metro Detroit was dubbed ‘the great arsenal of democracy’ by President Franklin Roosevelt during the war. Its last use was as a GM transmission plant, closing in 2010. The plant is so sprawling it could house six Comerica Parks, the home stadium of the Detroit Tigers.” [Source]