Historic Detroit

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Griswold Hotel - Old photos

The Griswold Hotel stood on the northwest corner of Griswold and Grand River.

The Griswold Hotel in 1957, shortly before it was demolished.

The Griswold was originally built as the four-story Goodman House.

The Griswold Hotel after it was expanded -- but before it was finished growing.

The Griswold Hotel bar

The Griswold Hotel's bar

The Griswold Hotel's drugstore

The Griswold Hotel lobby

The Griswold House, after being renamed from the Goodman House, but before undergoing considerable changes to its exterior

The Griswold, far left, looking up Griswold Street toward the Cow Shed.