DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby

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The building was built in two phases, with a 10-story hotel opening in 1916, designed by Chicago architects Schmidt, Garden, and Martin. The second phase, a 21-story tower opened in 1927 and was designed by renowned Detroit architect Albert Kahn. The hotel saw its fortunes rise and fall along with the city of Detroit. In the 1950s, large hotel companies, like Hilton, dominated the industry and the Fort Shelby was sold to Albert Pick of Pick Hotels and became the Pick Fort Shelby. The hotel eventually closed in 1974. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983, local investors began restorations in 2007. The hotel reopened as DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in December 2008.
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Explore the Detroit Zoo, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Hart Plaza, the Motown Museum, and a performance at the Fox Theatre nearby.

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Discover the Beaux-Arts beauty of DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown – Fort Shelby.

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Explore the world-renowned Detroit Institute of Arts, containing artistically significant treasures in its 100+ galleries.

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Experience a performance at the magnificently restored 1928 Fox Theatre.

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Taste local favorites, like the Boston cooler and the Coney Island hot dog.

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