River Rouge

River Rouge

(ro͞ozh), city (1990 pop. 11,314), Wayne co., SE Mich., an industrial suburb of Detroit, on the Detroit and Rouge rivers; settled c.1817, inc. 1899. It is a port of entry, with automobile, shipbuilding, and marine engineering industries. Steel and paper products are also manufactured. The city grew in the 1920s with the expansion of the Ford Motor Company in the area; however, River Rouge and its automobile industry suffered in the late 20th cent.
References in periodicals archive ?
Clair, about 40 miles southeast of Detroit, and at its River Rouge and Trenton coal plants representing 2,500 MW by 2023.
The units are scheduled for retirement between 2020 and 2023 and include the River Rouge facility, the St.
Beginning with its launch at River Rouge in 1958, the book documents the vessel's working career, including interviews with individuals connected with the ship and details of the men who worked on board.
The DEQ will hold an informational session on Marathon refinery's plan at the River Rouge High School auditorium, 1460 W Coolidge Highway, River Rouge, with a public hearing to follow.
In the west, not far from Ford's gargantuan River Rouge Complex, D-Town Farm covers seven acres of city-owned parkland.
In one, Patton-James stares off into space in the DIA's Rivera Hall; above her head, Diego Rivera's rendering of a racially integrated Ford Motor Company River Rouge Plant is visible.
This study examines attitudes toward urban green space among homeowners in the River Rouge Watershed of southeast Michigan.
Take the RIVER ROUGE series: abstract hellish landscapes on red paper suggestive of putrid ocean horizons, heaving with oil spills, and smoldering clouds of sulfer dioxide made with brush and ink and the very sulfer and iron that constitute the very materiality of industrial culture.
Several individuals who have come forward describe being dropped off beyond city limits, sometimes in neighboring communities such as River Rouge and Dearborn.
And few places illustrate the difficulty--and the urgency--better than a small town with the deceptively gentle name of River Rouge.
The “Project Re-Boot” road show visited three sites: TradeWind Energy, Salina, KS; the Ford River Rouge Complex, Dearborn, MI (largest extensive living roof in North America); and a dam removal project on the Elwha River in WA.
Plants like the River Rouge, while productive, were isolated and did not interact with local suppliers and consumers.