Monthly Archives: September 2004

Demolition Begins on Select Inns

BY KEN MARTEN The sound of tumbling bricks was almost drowned by cheers from the folks gathered in the parking lot. Wrecking crews began the demolition of the Select Inns on 11 Mile near downtown Sept. 2. [Said] Oakland County Prosecutor Dave Gorcyca, a former Royal Oak city commissioner. “This is a culmination of a…
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Royal Oak Celebrates Motel Demolition

By Catherine Kavanaugh Daily Tribune Staff Writer ROYAL OAK — The biggest obstacle to renewing 11 Mile Road came tumbling down Thursday when the claw of a demolition crane ate chunk after chunk of the four-story Select Inn. City officials and residents cheered as balconies and doorways fell to the ground, reducing the … motel…
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