Edward Hotel & Convention Center
|Edward Hotel & Convention Center|
|Former names||Hyatt Regency Dearborn|
|Owner||Royal Realties LLC|
|Top floor||213 ft (65 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Charles Luckman and Associates|
|Main contractor||Del E. Webb Corporation|
The Edward Hotel & Convention Center was a 14-story, 773-room 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. It was the second largest hotel in Michigan, after the Marriott in Detroit's Renaissance Center.
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 was built by the Del E. Webb Corporation.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, then Edward Village Michigan Hotel, and most recently Edward Hotel & Convention Center.
On December 14, 2018, the hotel was deemed to be "unfit for human occupancy" by the City of Dearborn and closed due to fire code violations and lack of necessary permits. As of late 2019, the hotel remains closed, due to ongoing legal action against the owner by Canadian authorities.
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