Thursday, January 31, 2013

Hotel Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah

Hotel Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah

Located in the heart of beautiful historic Salt Lake City, this world-famous hostelry offers the visitor an unexcelled view of Temple Square and other points of interest. Erected in 1891 of white terra-cotta brick, it is one of the outstanding objects on the Salt Lake City skyline.

Hotel Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah

In the roof garden high atop Hotel Utah, overlooking historic Temple Square and the downtown area, dining and dancing may be enjoyed in luxuriously appointed surroundings.

Mailed from Salt Lake City, Utah to Mrs. Paul Sharick at the Hotel Iowa in Keokuk, Iowa on June 26, 1949:

I'm listening to the music from the Roof Garden and wishing I were there. They stop dancing in this state at midnight.
Mildred
Sat. Night.

Hotel Utah Sky Room - Salt Lake City, Utah

This magnificent dining and entertainment room, high atop the hotel, overlooks historic Mormon Temple Square, offering a breathtaking view of the entire valley including towering mountains to the East and the Great Salt Lake to the West. The Sky Room is two rooms in one, permitting the guest to choose elegance of a classic French pavilion or the quiet dignity of an English Club room for dining pleasure. Hotel Utah Starlite Gardens - Salt Lake City, Utah

This breathtaking setting in the heart of the business district overlooks historic "Mormon" Temple Square and commands an impressive view of the entire valley, including towering mountains to the east and sparkling Great Salt Lake to the west. Features dinner-dancing and luncheons.

A Mike Roberts Color Card
Intermountain Tourist Supply, Inc., Salt Lake City 1, Utah
Number: SC1543

Hotel Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah

The main lobby of this world famous hotel is one of the most elegant found anywhere. Italian marble floors, stately pillars and an exquisite crystal chandelier add to the luxury of the surroundings.

Hotel Taft - New York, New York

Hotel Taft - New York, New York


Times Square's largest hotel, 200 rooms, Ideally located on 7th Avenue at 50th Street
ADJACENT TO
100 theatres, Radio City, retail and wholesale districts. I.R.T. and B.M.T. Subway stations, Capitol Bus Terminal, just around the corner. Grand Central and Pennsylvania R.R. Stations and B & O Bus Terminal 5 minutes by taxi.

Mailed from New York, New York to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bower of Elmira, New York on July 13, 1935:

Dear Grandma and Grandpa. I am having a great time. We arrive safely. See you soon.
Claire

No publisher or number


Hotel Taft - New York, New York


The "New" Hotel Taft - New York
On Times Square at Radio City
Center of Entertainment and Shopping District
2000 Ultra Modern Air Conditioned Rooms at Sensible Rates
All with Television - Radio - Circulating Ice Water
Banquet and Convention Facilities.

Hotel Taft - New York, New York

On Times Square at Radio City
In Center of Entertainment and Shopping District
2000 Modern Rooms at Sensible Rates
All with Radio - Many with Television
A Number Air-Conditioned

Hotel Taft - New York, New York

HOTEL TAFT -
Times Square's Largest Hotel, 2,000 rooms with bath from $2.50 New "Direct Reception" radio, servidor, circulating ice water, in each room.
ADJACENT TO
Radio City, 100 theatres, retail and wholesale districts.
Grand Central and Pennsylvania R. R. Stations 5 minutes by taxi.
B & O Motor Coach connection at door. I.R.T., B.M.T., 6th Ave. and 8th Ave. Subway stations, Capitol Bus Terminal, just around the corner.

Mailed from New York, New York to Mrs. P.S. Walter of Columbus, Ohio on January 24, 1943:

Dear Mother - Rachel, Allen and I came in here Fri. morning & Don came last night. We went to see a musical comedy "By Jupiter" last night. Quite good. The dancing by Ray Bolger was fine. Rachel & I went to Brooklyn Museum yesterday. A fine building but some their best things put away now. The folks leave tomorrow. We have had all kinds of weather but none so cold as you. Hope you're all well. Like you, we are too busy to will.
Love, Martha

Publisher and Number Unknown

Hotel Taft - New York, New York

on Times Square at Radio City
In Center of Entertainment and Shopping District
200 Modern Rooms at Sensible Rates
All with Radio - Many with Television

No known publisher or number

Hotel Taft - New York, New York

On Times Square at Radio City
In Center of Entertainment and Shopping District
2000 Air Conditioned Rooms at Sensible Rates
All with Television - Radio - Circulating Ice Water

No known Publisher or Number

Hotel Salisbury - New York, New York

Hotel Salisbury - New York, New York


123 W. 57th Street
New York, N.Y. 10019
An excellent hotel in Mid-Manhattan; located near Central Park, Radio City, the N.Y. Coliseum and smart shops and theatres.

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York

227 W. 45th Street
Near Broadway
New York City, New York

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York

Smarty located in the Center of Everything
227 West 45th Street
New York 19, New York

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York

GEORGIAN ROOM
Hotel Picadilly
227 West 45th Street
Just West of Broadway
New York 19, N.Y.
Offers a selection of several modern Ballrooms and Private Dining Rooms suitable for every occasion.
CIrcle 6-6600

Lumitone Photoprint

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York


227 West 45th Street
New York 36, N.Y.

Hotel Piccadilly - New York, New York


In the Heart of the Theatre Area
227 West 45 St.
New York 36, N.Y.
CIrcle 6-6600; Area 212

THE SCANDIA RESTAURANT
"New York's Smorgasbord Sensation"
Home of the famous "Piccadilly Circus Lounge"

Hotel Piccadilly and Scandia Restaurant - New York, New York

In the Heart of Theatre Area
227 West 45th St. - New York, N.Y. 10036
Circle 6-6000, Area 212
The Scandia Restaurant
"New York's Smorgasbord Sensation"
Home of the famous "Piccadilly Circus Lounge"
Scandia Restaurant - New York, New York

Skal!
Scandia Restaurant in Hotel Piccadilly
45th St. West of Broadway, New York
Phone: 212 Ci 6-6600

Hotel Barclay - New York, New York

Hotel Barclay - New York, New York


The Barclay
William H. Rorke, General Manager
111 East 48th Street - New York 17, N.Y.
Probably the most attractive of New York's more modern hotels, and one of the few in which a location of quiet exclusiveness is conveniently combined with time-saving proximity to terminals, the better shops and theatres.

Lumitone

Hotel Barclay - New York, New York

The Gold Room
...one of New York's most attractive and sophisticated cafes...a favorite with celebrities of industry and the arts.
The air-conditioned
HOTEL BARCLAY
111 East 48th Street
New York, New York
William H. Rorke, General Manager
Member, Realty Hotels, Inc.
Frank W. Regan, Pres.

Mailed from New York 17, New York to Miss Rosemary Gallagher of Syracuse, New York on April 13, 1955:

We're having a such a nice holiday - Love, June

Mountain Shadows Hotel - Scottsdale, Arizona

Mountain Shadows Hotel - Scottsdale, Arizona

Largest and most complete resort on the desert. 250 luxury guest accommodations, 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, catering to groups and resort visitors - Year - 'Round.

Mountain Shadows Hotel - Scottsdale, Arizona

Featuring 2 swimming pools - one twice Olympic size, 18-hole 3 par - 4 par golf course, tennis courts, extensive banquet and meeting facilities, 250 luxury accommodations. Open Year - 'Round.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

U.S. Grant, Jr. President

Publisher and number unknown

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

Ladies' Entrance
Seal of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in San Diego

Published by Eno & Matteson, San Diego, Cal.
A Benham Co. Card
Number: A-14762

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

This Hotel was built by U.S. Grant, Jr.
In Honor of his illustrious father
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Baron Long, president

Publisher Unknown
L.J. Wilde Electric Fountain in Plaza Park - San Diego, California

U.S. Grant Hotel in Background

Mailed from San Diego, California to Milt Gardner Jr. of Pittsfield, Massachusetts on November 19, 1915:

Nove. 18
This is the hotel where we have a room together. Rec'd your long detailed letters to-night and daddy sure did enjoy them. Will send the guns you asked from the first postal at Xmas. - Dad

R.L. Eno, San Diego, CA

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

U.S. Grant Hotel
San Diego, California

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

The Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego has been the center of city interest since 1870. Facing it is the modern 500 room U.S. Grant Hotel, famed throughout the country for its excellent service.

Published by Hopkins News Agency, San Diego, Calif.
An E.C. Kropp Card Natural Color Post Card
Number 32583

U.S. Grant Hotel - San Diego, California

This famed hotel is located in the heart of downtown San Diego and faces Horton Plaza which has been a place of interest since 1870.

Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Los Angeles
Curteichcolor Reproduction
4C-K567

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois


YMCA Hotel, 822 So. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois

Curt Teich and Company
115798
YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois


826 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago
For Young Men and Women
2000 rooms located in downtown Chicago. Convenient to all transportation
Program activities including, Social, Educational and Religious Events.
"Your Home in Chicago"

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

826 South Wabash
CHICAGO
The East Room is the main lounge on the second floor. At the south end is the Library and from it opens the Correspondence Room. On the floor are also Club Rooms, a Game Room and the Concert Lounge where daily programs include organ recitals,, entertainments, concerts, movies, lectures and forums.

C.T. Art-Colortone by Curt Teich
3A-H630

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

826 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago
For young men and women, 2000 Fireproof rooms. Many with running water. Some with private bath. Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day. Three floors reserved for women and families. Large lobbies and lounges. Daily programs, entertainments and concerts. Restaurants, Barber Shop, Tailor Shop, haberdashery, Travel Bureau, health Club.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. H.Y. Phillips of Holland, Michigan on April 13, 1941:

Harvey & Ethel:
Here we are all Hitched. Not sorry either. See you soon. St. Louis tomorrow.
The Bradfields

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

One of the Two Cafeterias in the YMCA HOTEL
826 S. Wabash Avenue - Chicago
* For young men and women. 2,000 Fireproof rooms, many with running water, Some with private bath. Daily programs, entertainments and concerts.

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

826 S. Wabash Avenue - Chicago
For Men, Women and Families. 2000 Fireproof rooms. Many with running water. Some with private bath. Rates from $1.00 o $2.00 per day. Daily programs, entertainments and concerts. Within walking distance of a beach.
These marine type built-in bed room units installed at the Chicago Y.M.C.A. Hotel were designed by the hotel staff.

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

826 S. Wabash Ave. - Chicago
A HOME AWAY FROM HOME FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN
2000 rooms located in downtown Chicago
Convenient to all transportation
Program activities including Social, Educational and Religious Events.

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois


826 South Wabash Avenue
For Men, Women, Families
2,000 Fireproof Rooms in Downtown Chicago
2 Cafeterias Serving 3,000 Meals Daily
Convenient to all Transportation
Guest Program Activities Include: Social, Educational and Religious Events.
"Inexpensive Living With Friendly People"

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois


826 South Wabash Avenue - Chicago, Illinois 60605
Facilities for 2,000 - Men - Women - Families
Many rooms with private showers
2 Cafeterias Serving 3,000 Meals Daily
Convenient to all Transportation
Guest Activities
Free Overnight Parking


YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

MAIN LOBBY
826 S. Wabash Avenue - Chicago 5
For Men, Women, Families
2,000 Fireproof Rooms in Downtown Chicago. 2 Cafeterias Serving 3,000 Meals Daily
Convenient to All Transportation
Guest Program Activities Include: Social, Educational Religious Events
"Your Home in Chicago"

Curteichcolor Card
4C-K1465
YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois


826 South Wabash Avenue
Accommodations for 2,000 men - women - families
Many rooms with private showers
Transient and Permanent Guests
Cafeteria, Laundromat, Gift Shop
Near the Loop - Convenient Parking

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Scott Dragostin of Canton, Ohio on August 11, 1971:

Dear Scott,
We saw the Lake and Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium. Do you see where our room is? We have a nice seen (sic) of lake. Brad.

YMCA Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

826 South Wabash Avenue
Serving men, women and families
2,000 fireproof rooms Downtown
Cafeteria-Coffee Ship serving 3,000 meals daily
Many programs for guests
Convenient to transportation

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. William Dragostin of Canton, Ohio on August 13, 1971:

Dear Aunt & Uncle -
We saw everything. The streets are nosie. Haveing Nice Time. Brad.

Curteichcolor

Hotel Manger - Boston, Massachusetts

Hotel Manger - Boston, Massachusetts


Located at North Station, direct entrance to Boston and main railroad terminal and Boston Garden.

Ramada Inn - Marion, Illinois

Ramada Inn - Marion, Illinois


NEW HIGHWAY 13 AT INTERSTATE 57
Marion, Illinois 62959
"We Smile More...Your Ramada Innkeeper"
Free Ramada Instant Reservations

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Bozo's Circus at WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois on September 4, 1975:

Boy
Danny Blase
xxxxx Avenue "G"
Chicago, Ill. 60617

Kenton Manor Motel - Erlanger, Kentucky

Kenton Manor Motel - Erlanger, Kentucky

"One of Kentucky's Finest"
U.S. 25 & U.S. 42
Erlanger, Ky.
8 Miles South Downtown Cinti., O.
3 Miles from Cinti. Airport
21 Ultra Modern Units
Each, TV - Air Conditioned - Telephone - Playground - Guest Lounge - Colored TV - Private Exchange DIxie 1-9004. Box 117
AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Mr. & Mrs. George Boehm
Owners-Managers.

Mailed from Covington, Kentucky to Dougal & Edith Fishburn of Detroit, Michigan on February 12, 1956:

Dear Dougal & Edith,
We arrived at at Covington a little after 6:00 P.M. We forgot our atlas this morning. Would you take of it until we get back. Not so cold tonight. We are staying at this place and is it lovely.
Love, Chas. and Art

Big Horn Motel - Buffalo, Wyoming

Big Horn Motel - Buffalo, Wyoming

209 North Main St.
17 completely modern air-conditioned units.
TV - Free Ice - Public Phone - Close to Idlewild Cafe - Best Route to Yellowstone Park and Black Hills
Interstate 90 & 25 - Highways 16 & 87
Buffalo, Wyoming

Colonial Manor - Weldon, North Carolina

Colonial Manor - Weldon, North Carolina

"The Waldorf of the Highways"
member of the North Carolina Motel Association.
On U.S. Hwy 301 (3 miles south) of Weldon, N. Carolina.
Telephone 9-382. Excellent Restaurant on premises. 58 New Modern Air-Conditioned Units - Individually Controlled Forced Hot Air Heat - Telephones - Tubs & Shower - Circulating Ice Water in every room. TV in lobby. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Mr. & Mrs. J.J. Thompson-Managers

The Emerson - Baltimore, Maryland

The Emerson - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore and Calvert Sts.
Baltimore, Md.
Absolutely Fireproof
350 Rooms. Rooms with Bath - Two and a Half and Upwards.
Circulating Ice Water in Every Room.

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

This is Grossinger's.

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Dining Room

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Terrace Room

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Pink Elephant Lounge

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

New Indoor Swimming Pool

The writing on the back says:
Nov. 1969

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Olympic Pool
  Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Outdoor Olympic Pool

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Tennis Courts

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Outdoor Sun-Bathing in Winter

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Grossinger's Ski Valley

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Ride the Toboggan

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Ice Skating Rink

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Grossinger's Ski Valley

Grossinger's Lake - Grossinger, New York

Grossinger's Lake

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York

Grossinger Lake

Grossinger's - Grossinger, New York
Championship 18-Hole Golf Course