The Leland Hotel (Detroit, Michigan)

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Detroit-Leland Hotel
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Location 400 Bagley Street
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 historic hotel located at 400 Bagley Street in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. 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 now named The Leland.[3]

History[edit]

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

Construction[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ City Club history
  3. ^ The Leland
  4. ^ a b c Patricia Ibbotson, Detroit's Historic Hotels and Restaurants, Arcadia Publishing, 2007, ISBN 0-7385-5080-9, pp. 63-64

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