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20 January 2010

1998 – Herbert Park Hotel, Anglesea Road, Dublin

Architect: O’Mahony Pike A fairly bland hotel architecturally with a large bedroom block running towards an entrance of the Herbert Park. The other end comes to a pointed end facing towards Northumberland Road...

19 January 2010

1910 – Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: T.F. McNamara Nicely sited on the bank of a small river, the Bridge House Hotel has an interesting shop front with nice early twentieth century detailing in the window frames and doors....

17 December 2009

1893 – Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Bruce Price Designed by architect Bruce Price, the Château Frontenac was one of a long series of “château” style hotels built for the Canadian Pacific Railway company at the end of the...

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.