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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...

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...