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23 September 2009

1880 – Palace Hotel & Hydropathic Establishment, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Mangnall & Littlewood Developed by the Southport Hotel Company (funded mainly by Manchester merchants), the Birkdale Palace Hotel was built on a 20 acre site fronting the Birkdale shore. The 200ft long...

23 September 2009

1888 – New Hotel, Crosshaven, Co. Cork

Architect: J.F. McMullen

22 September 2009

1919 – Powers Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Built in two stages, the first three floors were completed in 1914-15, the top two were added later by 1919. With the extension, a more elaborate parapet was added to the hotel....

22 September 2009

1908 – Gardner Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: G. & W. Hancock Once the finest hotel in Fargo, catering to travelling salemsmen and politicians, the Gardner Hotel is a large imposing structure with classical detailing. The building had all the...

21 September 2009

1894 – Donaldson Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Built as a meetingplace for the local branch of the International Order of Odd Fellows, an offshoot of the Masons. The building has a fine sandstone facade with an excellent Palladian window...

21 September 2009

2000 – Park Tower, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Lucien Lagrange & Associates The development included the 1917 Perkins Fellows & Hamilton Studios, a 3-story official landmark north of the tower. Its ornate gothic fa├žade, with a sculpture by Emil R....

21 September 2009

1929 – Hotel Intercontinental, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Walter W. Ahlschlager Was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a luxury men’s club for members of the Shrine organization. Unfortunately, in 1934 the club had been a victim...

18 September 2009

1884 – The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London

Architect: Robert W. Edis Proposed new buildings published in The Building News, January 4th 1884.

02 September 2009

1902 – Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Architect: William Hamilton Beattie Sumptuous railway hotel built at one end of Princes Street as the North British Hotel. At the other end of the street, a rival railway company built another hotel,...