Detroit’s hot dog eatery is a piece of American history

Modified: May 16, 2017 | Story by Larry Olmsted | Photos by Bill Bowen
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100 years and three generations later, American Coney Island claims to be the oldest family-owned business in Michigan. By any measure, it is one of the nation’s most iconic restaurants, a fixture in downtown Detroit since the city was riding high on the auto business, through its decline, and now during its upswing.

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    American Coney Island
    114 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
    313-961-7758