Roosevelt Hotel, (1893), New Orleans, Louisiana Stan Turkel

Roosevelt Hotel, (1893), New Orleans, Louisiana

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The original Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel was built in 1893 by Louis Grunewald, a German immigrant, as the Grunewald Hotel. In 1908, it was expanded with a fourteen-story 400-room annex.

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The Drake, New York Stan Turkel

The Drake, New York

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The Most Famous Hotels in the World lists nine hotels in New York. However. Ignoring all this, US hotel historian Stanley Turkel remembers The Drake.

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Hotel Marseilles: A Beaux-Arts Beauty Since 1905 Stan Turkel

Hotel Marseilles: A Beaux-Arts Beauty Since 1905

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The Hotel Marseilles in New York, clad in brick with limestone, wrought-iron and terra-cotta trim and crowned with a sloping mansard roof, illustrates the rise of the modern French style in commercial and hotel architecture. It survives largely intact as a luxury residential apartment building. The West 103rd Street façade

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New York: Washington Square, Ansonia, Wolcott Stan Turkel

New York: Washington Square, Ansonia, Wolcott

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Stan Turkel introduces Washington Square, Ansonia and the Wolcott, three historical hotels of New York.

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