Goldenaire Motel - Detroit MI

Address: 18650 Woodward Ave
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48203
County: Wayne
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The Goldernaire goes back to the 1950's. It was established by Peter Solomon, the guy who was behind the Pontchartrain Hotel. I hadn't realized the Pontchartrain we all knew, that being the version built in the early 60's, was using a name of an earlier hotel that operated from 1905-1919. As for the Goldenaire, it suffered a similar fate that so many other establishments in Detroit did. The early years were good, then reports of crime come in by the 60's and 70's. In 1977, the court issued a padlock order due to incessant prostitution issues at the motel. By the year 2000, it was demolished.

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Goldenaire Motel - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Goldenaire Motel - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Goldenaire Motel - 2022 Street View - Empty Lot
2022 Street View - Empty Lot
Goldenaire Motel - 1957 Aerial
1957 Aerial
Goldenaire Motel - Dec 1962 Article On Pontch
Dec 1962 Article On Pontch
Goldenaire Motel - Feb 1963 Robbery
Feb 1963 Robbery
Goldenaire Motel - Jan 1974 Murder
Jan 1974 Murder
Goldenaire Motel - Sept 1977 Padlock Order
Sept 1977 Padlock Order
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