The renovation of the Book Cadillac Hotel is nearing completion and from the looks of it, it’s nothing short of amazing (actually that’s too weak a word) and a real tribute to the tradesmen who rebuilt her. Although the work is still in progress, many of the rooms have already been sold. The top floor holds six penthouses and most other floors will hold 12 condos. I can only imagine the views from those rooms. To give you an appreciation of the work that was done by the trades and artists, behold the before and after photos.
I’m elated that someone has restored something in Detroit, instead of tearing it down. The hotel will open in October 2008 and I hope it both prospers and inspires others to invest in Detroit as well.