Cadillac House Motel - Detroit MI

Address: 500 W Congress St
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48226
County: Wayne
Number of visits to this page: 1607
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The 100 unit Cadillac House goes back to 1959 at least. It was designed by Sanford Rossen and built by the Taubman Company. One of the investors was Asher N. Tilchin, who was also involved in the Cranbrook House, Port Huron Motor Inn, and Birmingham House. Their company was known as Tilchin-Aaron.

The Cadillac housed a lounge that featured acts like Phil Gaberman and others. There was also the Cork and Embers Room which was used for banquets. In 1974, American Natural Gas purchased the Guardian Building and the motel. I found an ad from 1974 announcing the liquidation and sale of the furnishings. Not long after that, the building was razed to make way for the First Street Garage parking lot.

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Cadillac House Motel - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Cadillac House Motel - Vintage Postcard
Vintage Postcard
Cadillac House Motel - 1973 Aerial Photo
1973 Aerial Photo
Cadillac House Motel - Apr 13 1961 Ad
Apr 13 1961 Ad
Cadillac House Motel - Dec 1974 Article
Dec 1974 Article
Cadillac House Motel - Jul 1971 Article On Investors
Jul 1971 Article On Investors
Cadillac House Motel - July 1972 Article On Theft
July 1972 Article On Theft
Cadillac House Motel - Matchbook
Matchbook
Cadillac House Motel - May 1962 Ad
May 1962 Ad
Cadillac House Motel - Nov 1959 Article
Nov 1959 Article
Cadillac House Motel - Nov 1974 Liquidation
Nov 1974 Liquidation
Cadillac House Motel - Oct 1960 Ad
Oct 1960 Ad
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