Lake Flower Inn, 2003 (Historic Saranac Lake)Address: 234 Lake Flower Avenue

Old Address: 15 Lake Flower Avenue

Other names: Burke's Motel (aka, Burke's Lake Flower Motel), Riebel's Lake Flower Motel (1965), Lake Flower Inn (1998 - present)

The Lake Flower Inn was the northernmost of three motels that were demolished in 2019 to make way for the Saranac Waterfront Lodge
(Google Maps, 2019)

Year built: 1954; demolished, 2019

Other information: 15 Lake Flower Avenue was the home of a masonry business owned in 1902 by Elihu W. Norman; operated by John Norman, it supplied the "culture stone" concrete blocks that were used in several buildings in village (c.f. the Marquay Cottage).

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 26, 1964

In 1954 Francis and Josephine Burke built Burke's Motel at 15 Lake Flower Avenue which has 14 units and a swimming pool and a home. Mrs. Burke will continue to operate this motel. Mr. Burke died in Dec. 4, 1962. (see 143 Lake Flower Avenue for the complete article)

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