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GM is buying 'Factory One' facility in Flint

9:30 AM, May 2, 2013
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FLINT, Mich. (AP) - General Motors is buying the original Durant-Dort Carriage Co. facility, a century-old building in Flint known as "Factory One" that officials say was the automaker's birthplace.

GM North America President Mark Reuss signed an agreement Wednesday to purchase the 133-year-old, 25,000-square-foot facility, MLive.com reported (http://bit.ly/18tL8ew).

GM also plans to become the curator of the Durant-Dort office building, which sits across the street from the factory. The Flint Historical Foundation currently maintains the office building, but it costs tens of ...

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