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The address I am using (3220 N Woodward Ave) is the actual location as of 2022. It is now a Qdoba restaurant. the one on the postcard (3220 N Woodward Ave) means little as of 2022 as everything along Woodward has been re-numbered since the old days. 3220 is near 10 mile today but it is clear this old motel was actually at Woodward and Coolidge/13 Mile.
I was surprised to see the motel was still intact as of 2012, as I found a nice article and photo in the newspaper on it. Sometime after 2012, the place was demolished to make way for new development. Interestingly, it started life as the Sagamore, switched to the Travelodge brand for a time in the 2006 time frame, but was reverted to the Sagamore name for the last few years it operated. There used to be a Howard Johnson's next to the motel according to the papers. I need to research THAT too.
I don't consider Royal Oak a rough area, but there was a murder in 1975 and a shooting of the clerk in 1978 at this place. Details are available in the newspaper archives on those incidents.