An iconic Detroit hotel, which once served as a private club for Michigan businessmen - including the founder of the Michigan Telephone Company, Hugh McMillan, and a former Michigan Governor, Russell A. Alger - has hit the market.
Known as Detroit's oldest social club, The Detroit Club was formed on October 11, 1882, by lawyer Samuel Douglas and Banker James T. Campbell. The group quickly outgrew its first clubhouse on Lafayette Street, so members enlisted architect Wilson Eyre to construct their new clubhouse at 712 Cass Avenue.
The club’s ‘Romanesque Revival’ styled building, seated at the corner of Cass and Fort Avenues in Detroit’s Downtown Business District, was completed in 1891.
The Detroit Club was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Dignitaries entertained there include include Harry Truman, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Prince William of Sweden, Empress Zita of Austria, Charles Lindbergh, and John D. Rockefeller.
The 29,191 square foot building boasts:
Restaurant with industrial kitchen
Spa with salt water grotto, infrared sauna, gym facilities
21 large luxury suites that are individually designed
According to the listing, The Detroit Club was last renovated between 2014 and 2017 to "modernize the club while continuing to pay homage to its history."
So the question is, how much is it going for?
The Detroit Club is on the market for $14,900,000. Take a tour in the gallery below!
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