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09 February 2011

1873 – Midland Grand Hotel, St Pancras, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott In May 1865, while the adjacent station was still being constructed, the Midland Railway Company launched a competition for the design of a 150 bed hotel, with eleven architects...

02 February 2011

2010 – The Gibson Hotel, The Point, Dublin

Architects: Scott Tallon Walker The scheme is designed around a major new civic space, Point Square, which is bounded by the shopping and leisure complex, the O2, and the landmark 130metre high tower....

02 February 2011

1903 – “Seacroft”, Golf Links Hotel, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Architect: Brewill & Bailly Published in The Building News, November 27th 1903

02 February 2011

1876 – Holborn Viaduct Hotel, London

Architect: Lewis H. Isaacs Perspective view including plan of preliminary design published in The Building News, October 6th 1876. During the 1870s, a company was set up to construct a 330-yard (300 m)...

21 October 2010

1883 – First Avenue Hotel, Holborn, London

Architect: Archer & Green Interior View shewing wall surfaces decorated with Glazed Burmantoffs Faience. Published in The Building News, January 11th 1884. Burmantofts Pottery was the common trading name of a manufacturer of...

21 October 2010

1887 – The Dining Room, Victoria Hotel, Manchester

Architect: William Dawes Published in The Architect, December 9th 1887.

24 August 2010

1892 – Browns Palace Hotel, Denver

Architect: Frank E. Edbrooke The Brown Palace Hotel is reputedly the first atrium-style hotel ever built and was named for its original owner, Henry Brown, and was designed with its odd triangular shape...

17 August 2010

1927 – The Sherry-Netherland Hotel, New York

Architects: Schulze & Weaver At streetlevel the hotel seems to be a large formidable mass but eventually narrows for the tower where each floor has only one apartment. The spirelike top with French...

10 August 2010

2002 – Westin Hotel, Times Square, New York

Architect: Arquitectonica A vibrant exterior that competes with the barrage of media images of Times Square. Beginning in early 1998, Viracon, a glass manufacturer based in Owatonna, Minn., sent dozens of samples of...