Located in Detroit’s New Center/Midtown North neighborhood, The Kahn is an 11-story, 320,000 square foot Art Deco masterpiece. The restoration of The Kahn included the conversion of office space into 206 studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments with floor plans ranging from 530 to 1,317 sq. ft.
Albert Kahn is commonly referred to as the “Father of Modern Industrial Design.”
The Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit based in Detroit, has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Postal Service to create a stamp in his honor to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Ford Rouge Glass Plant, widely recognized as one of the most superbly designed industrial structures of the 20th century.
Kahn was tapped by Henry Ford to design his massive Highland Park factory where the moving assembly line was introduced to manufacture the Model T. More …