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Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture
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Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 23, 2020

The Brown Palace Hotel opened in 1892 with an eight-story atrium designed by architect Frank E. Edbrooke (1840-1921). More than ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotel NY Now Housing Medical Professionals
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Four Seasons Hotel NY Now Housing Medical Professionals

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 2, 2020

Is it possible to conceive that the Four Seasons Hotel in New York has been converted to house medical professionals ... Read More

Admiral Fell Inn: 4-Story-High Skyscraper
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Admiral Fell Inn: 4-Story-High Skyscraper

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 11, 2020

Fell’s Point was founded in the early 1700s when the Fell Brothers arrived from Lancaster, England. Edward was a shopkeeper ... Read More

The Barbizon Hotel in New York was Once Only for Women
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The Barbizon Hotel in New York was Once Only for Women

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 21, 2020

The Barbizon Hotel for Women was built in 1927 as a residential hotel and clubhouse for single women who came ... Read More

Carlyle Hotel: A Living Legend that Embodies the Spirit of New York
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Carlyle Hotel: A Living Legend that Embodies the Spirit of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 29, 2020

The Carlyle Hotel was built by Moses Ginsberg and designed in Art Deco style by architects Sylvan Bien (1893-1959) and ... Read More

Peninsula Hotel New York: Recalling the golden age of luxury hotels
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Peninsula Hotel New York: Recalling the golden age of luxury hotels

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 9, 2020

On February 7, 1989, the Peninsula Hotel was designated as a Landmark by the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission. The ... Read More

Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama: The Gathering Place
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Grand Hotel, Point Clear, Alabama: The Gathering Place

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- January 18, 2020

The site on which The Grand Hotel sits today has seen two earlier hotels so named, and the area surrounding ... Read More

Red Lion Inn Nearly Demolished for Gas Station
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Red Lion Inn Nearly Demolished for Gas Station

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 28, 2019

Hotel History For more than 246 years, the Red Lion Inn has been welcoming visitors to the Berkshires with traditional ... Read More

Hotel History: The Wales Hotel
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Hotel History: The Wales Hotel

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 7, 2019

One of the most charming historic hotels in New York, the Wales Hotel is closing its doors in 2020. It ... Read More

Hotel History: YMCA of Greater New York
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Hotel History: YMCA of Greater New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- November 17, 2019

Do you know that there is a 167-year old organization located in New York City which owns and operates more ... Read More

Hotel History: Hotel Florence – elegance and beautiful design
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Hotel History: Hotel Florence – elegance and beautiful design

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 26, 2019

The Hotel Florence is a former operating hotel located in the Pullman Historic District on the far south side of ... Read More

Hotel History: The Heathman Hotel
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Hotel History: The Heathman Hotel

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 5, 2019

The original Heathman Hotel was built in 1926 one block from the current structure by George Heathman for $1 million. ... Read More

Hotel History: Josh Billings on hotels 148 years ago
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Hotel History: Josh Billings on hotels 148 years ago

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- September 14, 2019

Josh Billings was the pen name of the 19th century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw (1818-1885). He was a famous ... Read More

Hotel History: Hotelier Raymond Orteig meets Mail Pilot Charles Lindbergh
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Hotel History: Hotelier Raymond Orteig meets Mail Pilot Charles Lindbergh

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- August 24, 2019

Raymond Orteig (1870-1934) was the New York City hotel owner who offered the $25,000 Orteig Prize to the first aviator ... Read More

Hotel History: Catskill Mountain Resort Hotels – phenomenon unlike any other
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Hotel History: Catskill Mountain Resort Hotels – phenomenon unlike any other

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- August 3, 2019

This is the story of an area of 250 square miles, approximately an hour-and-a-half drive northwest of New York City, ... Read More

Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death
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Hotel History: Hotel Man of the Half Century awarded 22 years after death

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- July 13, 2019

In 1950, the hotel industry named Ellsworth Milton Statler “Hotel Man of the Half Century,” even though he had been ... Read More

TWA back at JFK Airport: Sleep quietly
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TWA back at JFK Airport: Sleep quietly

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 22, 2019

On May 15, 2019, New York’s spectacular new TWA Hotel opened at John F. Kennedy International Airport. At a cost ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military
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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US
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Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
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Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But mere ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York
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Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years
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Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story ... Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter
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Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 22, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct architectural knowledge was steeped in ... Read More

From pot walloper to hotel maven: Frederick Henry Harvey
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From pot walloper to hotel maven: Frederick Henry Harvey

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 1, 2018

With foresight and entrepreneurship, Fred Harvey, an immigrant from England, built up business ventures that included hotels and restaurants. Read More

The Skirvin Hotel: Oldest hotel in Oklahoma
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The Skirvin Hotel: Oldest hotel in Oklahoma

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 20, 2018

On September 26, 1911, the ornate Skirvin Hotel was opened for public inspection in Oklahoma in the United States. Read More

The Grande Dame of Washington: Hotel of Presidents
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The Grande Dame of Washington: Hotel of Presidents

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- September 29, 2018

The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC opened on February 18, 1925 with 440 guestrooms. It is known as the “Grande Dame ... Read More

Hotel history: Swiss hotelier and chef de cuisine run revolutionary Savoy
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Hotel history: Swiss hotelier and chef de cuisine run revolutionary Savoy

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- August 11, 2018

Cesar Ritz, Swiss hotelier, and chef de cuisine, Auguste Escoffier, were invited to run the revolutionary new Savoy Hotel in ... Read More

Hotel history: The art of hospitality
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Hotel history: The art of hospitality

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- July 21, 2018

Fanciful prediction; “turnpike;” pineapple as hospitality; Hokusai, the Japanese printmaker – examples of ways hospitality plays into hotels. Read More

Hotel History: Jefferson Hotel, U.S. Grant Hotel, The Montauk Manor, and The Jung Hotel
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Hotel History: Jefferson Hotel, U.S. Grant Hotel, The Montauk Manor, and The Jung Hotel

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 30, 2018

Some years ago, I served as the hotel consultant to the Sybedon Corporation, a New York-based real estate firm that ... Read More

Hotel history: Ralph Hitz – Contact the hell out of ‘em
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Hotel history: Ralph Hitz – Contact the hell out of ‘em

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 16, 2018

The hotel business has seen many fine promoters and salesmen but perhaps none as creative as Ralph Hitz. His two ... Read More

Hotel history: The Broadmoor hotel, Colorado Springs
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Hotel history: The Broadmoor hotel, Colorado Springs

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 26, 2018

For over a century, dreamers, farmers, investors, and even a Prussian Count have held a vision of the magnificence in ... Read More

Hotel history: The Elephantine Colossus Hotel
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Hotel history: The Elephantine Colossus Hotel

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 5, 2018

When Coney Island went from a sandbar resort in Brooklyn to the city’s biggest beachfront playground in the 1880s, all ... Read More

Hotel history: John McEntee Bowman – builder of the Biltmore chain
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Hotel history: John McEntee Bowman – builder of the Biltmore chain

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 21, 2018

During his lifetime career as a hotel developer and operator, John Bowman was a horse lover and a thoroughbred racing ... Read More

Hotel history: President of the Bowman-Biltmore Hotel Corporation (1875-1931)
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Hotel history: President of the Bowman-Biltmore Hotel Corporation (1875-1931)

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 24, 2018

John McEntee Bowman, president of the Bowman-Biltmore Hotel Corporation, had no easy boyhood. Born in 1875 in Toronto to Irish-Scottish ... Read More

Hotel history: The Negro motorist Green Book
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Hotel history: The Negro motorist Green Book

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 11, 2018

This series of AAA-like guides for black travelers was published by Victor H. Green from 1936 through 1966. It listed ... Read More

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