Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Detroit MI

Address: 11000 Freud St
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48214
County: Wayne
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General Information:

This place started out as the Harbor Bar in Aug of 1940. It was located at the foot of Fairview St right on the Detroit River. It was built on a dock jutting out into the river. Leo Adler renamed it to the Harbor Inn by 1959. It was known to have live entertainment, I am thinking mostly jazz players. Some of the same acts were playing places like the renowned Flame Show Bar. The slogan was once "A rendezvous with a yacht club atmosphere". The place was constructed similar to a double-decked river boat. By 1983 the dock and structure were gone. I am using an approximate address on the water.

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Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - 1957 Aerial
1957 Aerial
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Apr 1961 Article
Apr 1961 Article
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Apr 24 1959 Article On Name Change
Apr 24 1959 Article On Name Change
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Aug 1940 Opening Ad
Aug 1940 Opening Ad
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Aug 1956 Ad
Aug 1956 Ad
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - Aug 1965 Ad
Aug 1965 Ad
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - July 1961 Ad
July 1961 Ad
Harbor Inn (Harbor Bar) - May 1964 Ad
May 1964 Ad
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