Packard Motor Car Company Plant Detroit
Packard was a premier nameplate in the united states mentioned in the same breath as duesenberg cadillac pierce arrow and lincoln.
Packard motor car company plant detroit. While some look at the packard plant and see decay and ruin we see an opportunity to revive a great name and be a part of the revival of america s greatest city. Factory in detroit opened in 1903 is shuttered. Packard abandons plant here detroit news 1956. It still stands today a symbol of detroit s long slow decline.
This company also attracted some wealthy buyers worldwide. The 3 500 000 square foot packard motor car co. The last packard the classic american luxury car with the famously enigmatic slogan ask the man who owns one rolls off the production line at packard s plant in detroit michigan on. The crown jewel for packard was the packard factory a 3 5 million square foot complex sprawling across 35 acres.
A history of the motor car and the company 1978. Packard was an american luxury automobile marque built by the packard motor car company of detroit michigan united states the first packard automobiles were produced in 1899 and the last detroit built packard in 1956 when they built the packard predictor their last concept car. Grayson stan kimes beverly rae. The former packard motor company plant in detroit is one of the most recognizable symbols of the decline of the city s once vibrant auto industry.
The focus of the first phase of redevelopment is the former packard motor car co s 121 000 square foot four story administration building at 1580 e. Designed by renowned architect albert kahn construction began in 1903. Packard plant deed transferred to peru based developer january 2 2014. The cars were made first by the packard motor car company then the studebaker packard corporation.
A view of the north half of the packard motor car company s campus from the administration building taken in 2009 updated july 19 2019 by matthew christopher when it opened in 1903 packard s detroit plant was the most advanced auto factory in the world. The packard plant produced engines for the p 51 mustang. The packard motor car company introduced innovations such as the modern steering wheel and 12 cylinder engine. In the years following world war ii the packard motor car company struggled to keep pace with the larger automakers that had purchased smaller.
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