MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Neighborhood the Rouge Plant Built

There has always been a lot to stop for here. In the 1800s, the Six Mile Inn was a rural rest stop here along the Chicago Road (today's Michigan Avenue) from Detroit. But the development nearby in the early 1900s of Ford Motor Company's massive Rouge industrial complex changed everything. The Michigan / Schaefer neighborhood grew with the Ford workforce, becoming one of suburban Wayne County's main commercial centers, including department stores, a movie theater, City Hall and restaurants. 


The neighborhood that the Rouge Plant Built The neighborhood that the Rouge Plant Built

Address:
13605-13601 US-12
Dearborn, MI 48126