To make Model-Ts.
To make tractors and manufacturing materials.
To replace the Highland Park plant.
To relocate away from Detroit.
To reduce dependence on unskilled labor.
The plant is in need of repair.
The plant is too close to the Detroit River.
The area surrounding the plant may be contaminated by the manufacturing processes used there in the last 90 years.
The assembly line is old and needs to be replaced.
The historic value of the plant is being damaged by continued use.
It was the first assembly plant in Detroit.
It was able to manufacture every part needed to make a car.
It employed more people than any other plant in history.
It can turn out one car every few seconds.
It had more railroad track than any other auto plant.
They were well built structures.
They have been used beyond their rated life.
The plant's designation as a National Historical Landmark prevents these buildings from being torn down.
These buildings have been modernized and are still functional.
They are being used for functions other than their original purposes