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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...

25 June 2010

1864 – Clarence Hotel, Dover, Kent

Building commenced in 1864 at a cost of £750,000. It was renamed the “Imperial Hotel” in 1867 when the lease changed hands. It reached five storeys high and boasted 240 rooms. Never a...

25 June 2010

1863 – Proposed Hotel, Keswick, Cumbria

Architect: John Ross Published in The Builder, December 26 1863

24 June 2010

1863 – The Langham Hotel, Portland Place, London

Architect: John Giles “The building stands at the Regent Street end of Portland Place. In addition to the accommodation shown on the ground floor, it contains 300 bed-rooms, upwards of thirty-six sitting and...