Friday, May 24, 2013

Hotel Dresden, Flint, Michigan (Postcard Series)

From Flint 1890-1960.  "This hotel at the southwest corner of Third and South Saginaw opened in 1907.  It was built by carriage and auto pioneer William A. Paterson.  The hotel was named after the German city Dresden and was the leading hotel in Flint.  Billy Durant and Benjamin Briscoe had a series of meetings there that led to the formation of General Motors.  The name was later changed to Miler and then to Adams before fire destroyed the building in 1963.

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