Edward Village Michigan Hotel

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Edward Village Michigan Hotel
HyattRegencyDearborn1.jpg
General information
Type Hotel
Architectural style Modern
Location Dearborn-Detroit, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°18′43.6″N 83°13′4.1″W / 42.312111°N 83.217806°W / 42.312111; -83.217806Coordinates: 42°18′43.6″N 83°13′4.1″W / 42.312111°N 83.217806°W / 42.312111; -83.217806
Completed 1976
Owner Royal Realties LLC
Height
Top floor 213 ft (65 m)
Technical details
Floor count 16
Design and construction
Architect Charles Luckman

The Edward Village Michigan Hotel is a 14-story, 773-room[1] conference center hotel located in the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan at 600 Town Center Drive, near the intersection of M-39 and U.S. Highway 12.

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The hotel was constructed in 1976 as the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. Originally built as an upscale hotel, the building included a people mover to Fairlane Mall. The monorail, hotel, and mall were supposed to be part of a larger office, retail, and residential complex built by Ford's land development subsidiary. The people mover was a Ford Motor Company prototype for an Automatically Controlled Transportation System and was removed in the late 1980s.

The high-rise hotel contains a conference center, restaurants, retail area, and fitness center. The architect, Charles Luckman, designed the hotel in a contemporary Modern style with glass as the main exterior material. The hotel is adjacent to Fairlane Town Center shopping mall, near Ford World Headquarters, and The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.

The hotel was renamed Adoba Hotel Dearborn / Detroit on November 1, 2012, then Royal Dearborn Hotel and Convention Center in 2015, [2][3] and most recently Edward Village Michigan Hotel.

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References and further reading[edit]

  • Cantor, George (2005). Detroit: An Insiders Guide to Michigan. University of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-03092-2. 
  • Fisher, Dale (1994). Detroit: Visions of the Eagle. Grass Lake, MI: Eyry of the Eagle Publishing. ISBN 0-9615623-3-1. 
  • Fisher, Dale (2005). Southeast Michigan: Horizons of Growth. Grass Lake, MI: Eyry of the Eagle Publishing. ISBN 1-891143-25-5. 
  • Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A. (1980). Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1651-4. 

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