Hotel Charlevoix demolished

Hotel Charlevoix demolished

Hotel Charlevoix demolished

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

The Hotel Charlevoix, one of Detroit's oldest surviving hotels, was demolished Sunday morning.

Click on the video player to watch the historic building come down.

The hotel was built in 1905 and was intended to be an office building. Instead, it was a hotel first... bu,t only for about 10 years.

It then became an apartment building before being turned into a commercial building for various companies in the 1920s.

The building closed in the late 1980s. It was slated to be demolished after parts of the building started falling down.

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