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MICHIGAN - Macomb County - Vacant / Not In Use

Packard Proving Grounds (added 2000 - - #00000161)
Also known as Packard Motor Speedway
Macomb County - Bounded by Van Dyke Ave., Mound Rd., 23 Mile Rd., and 22 Mile Rd. , Shelby Township
(4162 acres, 7 buildings, 3 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kahn, Albert, Packard Motor Car Co.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Air-Related, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Road-Related, Water Works
Current Function: Transportation, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related




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