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Detroit's Historic Hotels & Restaurants (Postcard History Series)

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Detroit's population grew rapidly after the beginning of the 20th century due to the growth of the automobile and other industries, and the city became a tourist and convention center. Detroit was in its heyday in the 1920s when it was the fourth-largest city in the United States. Some of Detroit's larger hotels were architectural masterpieces, nationally known, and were the center of social

activities. Others were lesser-known second-class hotels now largely forgotten. Detroit...

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Overview


Detroit's population grew rapidly after the beginning of the 20th century due to the growth of the automobile and other industries, and the city became a tourist and convention center. Detroit was in its heyday in the 1920s when it was the fourth-largest city in the United States. Some of Detroit's larger hotels were architectural masterpieces, nationally known, and were the center of social

activities. Others were lesser-known second-class hotels now largely forgotten. Detroit restaurants ranged from the self-serve to the elegant. These hotels and restaurants, many of which are gone now, are preserved in nearly 200 vintage postcards, allowing the reader to take a trip down memory lane.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738550800
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 7/18/2007
  • Series: Postcard History Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,432,576
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Patricia Ibbotson is a writer and genealogical magazine editor with an avid interest in local history. She is the author of two previous books by Arcadia: Eloise: Poorhouse, Farm, Asylum, and Hospital 1839-1984 and Detroit's Hospitals, Healers, and Helpers.
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