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Meet the Sisters Behind The Cochrane House, a Luxury Historic Inn Located in Detroit

Sisters Roderica and Francina James transformed an 18th-century mansion into The Cochrane House , a luxury historic boutique bed & breakfast located in Detroit’s historic Brush Park neighborhood. From chic and cultured art pieces, and modern furniture to an evening Wine & Cheese Hour, The Cochrane House is changing the conversation about access to a high living experience in the heart of Detroit. Beyond providing five-star guest services, the founders have also welcomed in-house live music events as well as opportunities to give back to their community. Since opening in May 2018, both sisters recall their proudest moments were talking to and inspiring youth of color about entrepreneurship. “We’ve had opportunities to share our story of triumphs and obstacles to youth who look just like us. It’s a connection that we hope will encourage the youth, and reassure them that, if we can do it, so can you,” Roderica said. While Roderica and Francina are experiencing growth and opportunities...

Jan 22, 2020