Sorrento Motel - Royal Oak MI

Address: 2400 N Woodward
City: Royal Oak
State: MI
Zip: 48073
County: Oakland
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This was yet another motel along Woodward between 12 and 13 Mile Rd. There must have been over a dozen as I have documented. This one follows a similar tale. The heyday was in the 50's and 60's, but even then there were reports of crime as I have shown in the articles below. Eventually the crime became untenable and Royal Oak and the local residents work to close the place down. Many motels in this area met with that fate. I can't even find an old postcard of this place which is unusual but I will keep looking.

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Sorrento Motel - Matchbook
Sorrento Motel - Motel Listing With Map
Motel Listing With Map
Sorrento Motel - Oct 1960 Ad With Nice Mention Of Cobo
Oct 1960 Ad With Nice Mention Of Cobo
Sorrento Motel - Nov 1960 Robbery
Nov 1960 Robbery
Sorrento Motel - Sept 1962 Robbery
Sept 1962 Robbery
Sorrento Motel - May 1961 Robbery
May 1961 Robbery
Sorrento Motel - Jan 1951 Lost Dog
Jan 1951 Lost Dog
Sorrento Motel - Sep 1961 Robbery And Beating
Sep 1961 Robbery And Beating © 2023 Over 68,425,198 Served