The Leland Hotel (Detroit, Michigan)

The Leland Hotel (Detroit, Michigan)
Detroit-Leland Hotel
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°20′1.28″N 83°3′15.34″W / 42.3336889°N 83.0542611°W / 42.3336889; -83.0542611Coordinates: 42°20′1.28″N 83°3′15.34″W / 42.3336889°N 83.0542611°W / 42.3336889; -83.0542611
Built: 1927
Architectural style: Renaissance
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 05000718[1]
Added to NRHP: July 20, 2005

The Detroit-Leland Hotel is a renovated historic hotel located at 400 Bagley Street in Detroit, Michigan, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1] The ballroom of the Detroit-Leland has hosted a nightclub, the City Club, since 1983.[2] The hotel is presently named The Leland.[3]

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History

The Detroit-Leland Hotel (named for Cadillac founder Henry M. Leland) opened its doors in April, 1927.[4] It boasted 800 air-conditioned hotel rooms, along with a dining room, coffee shop, ball room, and 11 stores at street level.[4]

Construction

The Detroit-Leland Hotel is a 22 story building faced with brick, granite, and terra cotta.[4] It was designed in the Beaux-Arts architectural style by the Chicago firm of Rapp & Rapp, using mainly limestone.

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html. 
  2. ^ City Club history
  3. ^ The Leland
  4. ^ a b c Patricia Ibbotson, Detroit's Historic Hotels and Restaurants, Arcadia Publishing, 2007, ISBN 0738550809, pp. 63-64

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