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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...

31 July 2010

1913 – Hotel St. Charles, 235 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The St. Charles Hotel was designed and constructed by Winnipeg’s largest contractors, Carter, Halls and Aldinger. The firm included a large engineering department, which was capable of design work and was familiar with...

22 July 2010

1970 – Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Smith Carter Parkin Horrendously grim slab hotel block with windowless lower stories, the Fairmont is as far removed from the elegant and nearby Fort Garry in style as it is possible to...

08 July 2010

1914 – Ramada Marlborough Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: James Chisholm An impressive stone and brick purpose built hotel building from the early 20th century, the Ramada Malborough has Tudor Gothic detailing on its lower floors. The elaborate canopy and stone...

08 July 2010

1906 – Garrick Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built as an hotel in 1906 and still in operation, the Garrick is a local landmark on Garry Street.

29 June 2010

1906 – No. 662 Main Street, Bell Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Joseph Bernhart Seedy, down-at-hell rooming hotel, now closed. Being converted into a hostel for homeless.

29 June 2010

1910 – McLaren Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: J.C. Caldwell The McLaren family were a prominent Winnipeg hotelling family owning a number of establishments including the Brunswick (Main and Rupert), The Empire (Main and York), and the Strathcona (Main and...

25 June 2010

1960 – Sheraton Hotel, Denver

Architect: I.M. Pei & Associates Now a Sheraton Hotel, this I.M. Pei designed building has passed through several hotel chains over the last fifty years. It has also expanded across the street to...