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Fair Lane was Fords? estate in Dearborn Michigan. The name was from Henry Ford?s adoptive father?s birthplace in Ireland. It measures 1300 acres worth of land near the River Rouge.

The 56-room mansion was designed by a mixed set of architects. Initially, it was worked on by Frank Lloyd Wright, then, tweaked by Marion Mahony Griffin, William H. Van Tine, and Joseph Nathaniel French. It was completed in 1913. It had a bowling alley, an indoor pool, and a couple of beautifully landscaped gardens. It also used hydropower to give the estate electricity.

Declared as a National Historic Landmark District in 1966, Fair Lane now operates as a historical landscape, house museum, and a university nature study area by the University of Michigan.
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