It was a different time, a different place. Detroit and its central universe of modern auto making was fast becoming a national pastime. Michigan's illustrious "General Motors Corporation" was truly in vogue and the masses in popular culture during the 1950s understood much more about Harley Earl and his of styling leadership renaissance, and more importantly, how this new area of "auto making" was influencing our American landscape and material culture in a number of highly positive ways. 

For example, just look at the tremendous growth around "Warren, MI." as seen in this GoogleMaps satellite imagery, click above. This area was practically all cow fields before the illustrious ultra-modern Technical Center was built. Today, Warren is Michigan's third largest city! 

Two rhythmic wall-sculptures, above & below, are on permanent display