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16 December 2009

1912 – The Sylvia Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: W.P. White Originally built as an apartment block, the Sylvia Court, it was converted to an hotel during the Depression of the 1930’s. It was named after owner Abraham Goldstein’s 12-year-old daughter....

16 December 2009

1909 – Hotel Europe, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: J.E. Parr & T.A. Fee Angelo Calori commissioned this building as an hotel, his name and commissioning date is inscribed above the main doorway. The Hotel Europe was the earliest reinforced concrete...

10 December 2009

1969 – Best Western Hotel, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: M. MacLeod Interesting form but could have benefited from some extra storeys in height to make the proportions more pleasing. Beautiful site on the shore of Lake of the Woods.

10 December 2009

1910 – Kenricia Hotel, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: Frank Newell Now slightly down-at-heel, this once fine hotel is on Kenora’s Main Street and overlooks the lake. The building dominates the streetscape with its striking brickwork. Unfortunate alterations have been made...

04 December 2009

1992 – Hotel Arts, Barcelona

Architect: Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill One of two landmark towers marking the beginning of the Olympic Port area, the Hotel Arts by SOM is 153 metres tall. Like the neighbouring tower, the Hotel...

30 November 2009

1886 – Brighton Palace Hotel, Sussex

Architect: Frederick Thomas Pilkington Front Elevation as published in The Building News, January 8th 1886.

30 November 2009

1886 – The Central Hotel, Bournemouth, Hampshire

Architect: Lawson & Donkin Published in The Building News, 19th February, 1886.

05 November 2009

1873 – Grand Hotel, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Architect: Richard Brash

15 October 2009

1862 – The Queen Railway Hotel, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson From The Building News, January 17, 1862: This building illustrated in our present Number is approached by a covered arcade from the station. It is built of red brick with...