Saturday, March 15, 2014

Hotel La Salle - Chicago, Illinois



La Salle Hotel is located at the corner of Madison and La Salle Streets. It is one of the most conveniently located Hotels in Chicago and has accommodations for nearly two thousand guests.

Stamped: Jack F. Knoblock, 1936

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hotel Evans - Loch Sheldrake, New York

Hotel Evans - Loch Sheldrake, New York

Live, love, laugh and be happy at Hotel Evans on Lake Evans
Loch Sheldrake, NY
Entrance to Fan-Fare Theatre Nite Club
Air-Conditioned

Hotel Evans - Loch Sheldrake, New York

Hotel Evans on Lake Evans
Loch Sheldrake, NY
The fabulous Indoor Tropical Pool and Health Club
Another EVANS Extra

Hotel Evans - Lake Sheldrake, New York

Live, love, laugh and be happy at
HOTEL EVANS on Lake Evans
Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.
"Vacationing Unlimited"

Max Schwartz Co.
C-15157

Monday, February 24, 2014

Cavalier Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

Cavalier Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

1320 Ocean Drive
MIAMI BEACH
New - Ultra Modern - Overlooking beautiful Lummus Park and Ocean - Elevator Service - Individual Roof Solariums - Recreation Lounge
OPEN ALL YEAR

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Old Mill Inn - Bernardsville, New Jersey

Old Mill Inn - Bernardsville, New Jersey

Fox and Hounds Room
At the Historic Old Mill Inn
Route 202, Bernardsville, New Jersey
Hotel Accommodations, Tap Room, Banquet Facilities

Harry Smith Motel - Alexandria, Virginia

Harry Smith Motel - Alexandria, Virginia

U.S. Route #1 - 6 Miles South of Wash., D.C.
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA
Built in 1953
37 Outstanding Brick Units - Central Hot Water Heating - Tub & Shower Combination - Tile Baths - Wall to Wall Carpets - Television & Telephones in Each Room. AAA Approved.
Telephone: South 5-6100
Owner Operated: Mr. & Mrs. Harry K. Smith
Mailing Address: 1555 Richmond Highway Alexandria, Virginia

Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel - Biloxi, Mississippi

Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel - Biloxi, Mississippi

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. West Beach, Biloxi, Mississippi.
Telephone IDlewood 2-1551. TWX 389.
125 Rooms, all with TV - 100% Air Conditioned. A perfect setting for the vacation of a lifetime! Restaurant - Lounge - Swimming Pool - Childrens' Playground - Private Sand Beach - Gift Shop - Beauty Salon - Deep Sea Fishpond - Tackle Shop - Conference Rooms - Banquet Rooms - 5 Golf Courses Nearby - Finest Fishing on Coast.
AAA Approved. A Master Hosts Hotel

Skyland Motel - Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Skyland Motel - Gatlinburg, Tennessee

"Panoramic Views of the Great Smokies"
Entrance on State 73 - 1 block off U.S. 441
Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Above the noise of the highway, overlooking Gatlinburg and the little Pigeon River. 2 Acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Guests' picnic area. Pine paneled units with tiled tub and shower baths. Electric heat. Free TV in every room. Attractively furnished rooms for couples. Also very nice rooms with two doubled beds and dressing room. AAA Approved.
Phone 601
E.B Reagan's Cottages on U.S. 441 - same ownership and management.

Mailed from Gatlinburg, Tennessee to Mrs. Annie Kapatas of Memphis, Tennessee on June 26, 1958:

Hi,
You would love this resort. The scenery is beautiful and there is wonderful every minute but nites are cold. There are lots of things to see here that are most interesting. - Rosalie, Harry, Ann Marie & Garry

Starke Motor Court - Starke, Florida

Starke Motor Court - Starke, Florida

New, Modern, Private Tile Baths
Vented heat - cross ventilation.
Excellent restaurants within walking distance.
Reservations via Western Union or Phone 9107
AAA Approved
Geo. H. Bunch and Guy Andrews, Co-Owners, Mgrs.
On U.S. 301 and Fla. 200
in STARKE, FLA.

Holiday Inn North - Jacksonville, Florida

Holiday Inn North - Jacksonville, Florida


I-95 & Golfair Blvd.
Only 2 1/2 miles from the Gator Bowl and 10 miles from the airport. Your comfort is assured at the Holiday Inn of Jacksonville.

Lariat Motel - Baker, Oregon

Lariat Motel - Baker, Oregon 6
Blocks East of Baker, Oregon on U.S. Hwy. 30
17 New Units - Refrigerated - Air-conditioning - Individually Controlled Electric or Gas Heat. Wall to Wall Carpet - Tile Bath and Shower - Television.
Phone JA 3-4311
Hilton and Carte Blanche Credit Cards Accepted.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Penns Grove, New Jersey

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Penns Grove, New Jersey

Toll Gate #1 At The Southern Terminus of the New Jersey Turnpike.
Penns Grove, N.J.
AAA Approved
American Express, Texaco and Diners Club Cards Accepted

Fox Hill Restaurant and Inn - Brookfield, Connecticut

Fox Hill Restaurant and Inn - Brookfield, Connecticut

John Yervant's Fox Hill
Restaurant and Inn
Fifty-six miles from N.Y. City on Merritt Parkway at exit 40, 15 miles north on Route no. 7. Fox Hill is situated on top of a hill, surrounded by 60 rolling acres - continental cuisine at its best. Facilities business and social functions.

Cove Haven - Lakeville, Pennsylvania

Cove Haven - Lakeville, Pennsylvania

Honeymoon Reservations Only at COVE HAVEN
"on Pennsylvania's largest and most beautiful lake...high in the Pocono Mts."
New Indoor Swimming Pool - Indoor Gymnasium - Cocktail Lounge - 52 mile lake - Beauty Salon - winter sports - open the year 'round,
Member Pocono Honeymoon Resorts Association

Big Lynn Lodge - Little Switzerland, North Carolina

Big Lynn Lodge - Little Switzerland, North Carolina

Located on N.C. 226A and the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 333.3. Elevation 3,200 feet.

Holiday Inn Cove Lake - Caryville, Tennessee

Holiday Inn Cove Lake - Caryville, Tennessee

On I-75 near Cumberland Mountains
Norris Dam - Oak Ridge Museum - Excellent Fishing - Restaurant - Swimming Pool.

Holiday Inn Cove Lake - Caryville, Tennessee

Interstate 75
Caryville, Tennessee 37713
Phone 562-8476 AC: 615
Free TV - Pool

The writing on the back says: 4/18/70

TraveLodge - Revelstoke, British Columbia

Travelodge - Revelstoke, British Columbia

601 First St. W.,
Revelstoke, B. C..
"Gateway to the Rogers Pass" Quiet central location, at foot of Mt. Revelstoke National Park, midway between Vancouver, B. C., and Banff, Alberta. 40 units, heated pool, refrigerated air conditioning and individual heat control, TV, automatic telephones, "In-room" Coffee. Near parks, restaurants, golf course. AAA Approved.

Friday, January 31, 2014

Avanelle Motor Lodge - Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Avanelle Motor Lodge - Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

Central and Grand Aves.
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
90 luxuriously furnished temperature controlled air conditioned, KINGSIZE & twin double bed units. Kitchenettes available. T.V. & Radio, background music, heated swimming pool, coffee shop & restaurant featuring the famous "Sirloin Room".
"Bud" Canada, Manager. Member of the AHF, A Master Hosts Motel , AAA. "Built for Traveling"

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Hotel Peabody - Memphis, Tennessee

Hotel Peabody - Memphis, Tennessee

"The South's Finest - One of America's Best"
625 Rooms - 625 Baths
Home of Famous "Skyway" and "Plantation Roof Garden"

Mailed from Memphis, Tennessee to Mr. Joe Mandrel of Memphis, Tennessee on February 26, 1941:

Joe - Please sing a song and dedicate it to Dot and Maudie sing you don't love me but I still care.
Tank you.
Mrs. Elmo Stricklen.

Hotel Peabody - Memphis, Tennessee

(An Alsonett Hotel)
"The South's Finest - One of America's Best"
Completely air-conditioned; private automobile entrance; nationally famous orchestras in the famous "SKYWAY" and PLANTATION ROOF.

E.C. Kropp Co.


Ottaray Hotel - Greenville, South Carolina

Ottaray Hotel - Greenville, South Carolina

The Ottaray Hotel, situated at the head of Main St., at the highest point in Greenville, was given the Indian name if "Ottaray" which means "Top of the Hill". This hotel is well known for its homelike atmosphere and good food.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Top O' The Morn Motor Lodge - Hyannis, Massachusetts

Top O' The Morn Motor Lodge - Hyannis, Massachusetts

"Cape Cod's Largest" and Best Motel
Route 132 - Hyannis, Massachusetts
1127 Ilyanough Road
Modern Units for 2, 3 or 4 people. Some efficiencies. TV in every room. Forced Hot Water Heat. Til Baths. Airfoam Mattresses. Wall to Wall Carpeting. Private Swimming Pool. Open the Year Round. Seasonal Rates. Convenient to all Activities. One Mile West of Hyannis Airport.

Coco Palms Resort - Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii

Coco Palms Hotel - Kauai, Hawaii

The Outrigger Bed with its Fishnet Bedspread and Paddle Lights in the WAILUA KAI WING.
Inspired by a legend of the people who lived here in "Wailua By The Sea" many years ago.
The Coco Palms Hotel

Color Photo by W.J. Sena
Movie Supply of Hawaii, Honolulu
Mike Roberts Color Production
Hawaii Color Card
C9140

Coco Palms Resort - Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii


The impressive RECEPTION BUILDING features huge fishnet chandeliers, a solid coral floor, lava rock walls and immense triangular windows giving a cathedral effect.

Coco Palms Resort - Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii


This Oracle Tower was built to the exact scale of structures used in Hawaii over a century ago. The Kahunas (High Priests) would ascend to the various platforms to pray to the gods of the earth, the sky and the sea.

Landmark Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

Landmark Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada
The cooling beauty of this magnificent pool area, relaxes many guests from their night's fun and excitement. A must see when visiting Las Vegas.

The Landmark - Las Vegas, Nevada


The exquisite
HOUSE OF PRIME RIB - Casual Dining
MANDARIN ROOM - Oriental Cuisine
CASCADE TERRACE - 24 hour dining
LANDMARK THEATRE - 2 Star-Studded Show Nightly
NIGHTHAWK LOUNGE - Continuous Entertainment
SKY BAR - Cocktails & Dancing
LUXURIOUS BINGO - Only Bingo Game on "Strip"
$25,000 KENO

The Aristocrat

The Landmark Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada


Hotel & Casino

The Showboat Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

The Showboat Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

This is one of the nation's most unique resort hotels where visitors are greeted with the fabulous illusion of a great Mississippi river boat steaming across the Nevada desert. The Showboat's Hotel, Casino and great stage shows offer a maximum in comfort, convenience and fun.

Mailed from Las Vegas, Nevada to Mr, & Mrs. Leonard Harris of Hutchinson, Kansas on July 20, 1967:

Hi you all
Here is where we stayed last nite. Leaving in a few minutes for the Grand Canyon then on home.
Love, Clara & Lee

The Showboat Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

A fine modern Hotel with every convenience, excellent Dining Room, Large Casino, Bar with Star entertainment in the Lounge, Big Bingo Games throughout the afternoon and evening. Connects directly with their own Bowling Alleys, the biggest and most modern in Las Vegas.

The Showboat Hotel - Las Vegas, Nevada

This is one of the Nations' most unique resort hotels where visitors are greeted with the fabulous illusion of a great Mississippi river boat steaming across the Nevada desert. The Showboat's hotel, casino and great stage shows offer a maximum in comfort, convenience and fun.

Hyatt Lodge - South Lake Tahoe, California

Hyatt Lodge - South Lake Tahoe, California

First in Hospitality
P.O. Box 5410, South Lake Tahoe, Calif. 95705
Over 100 modern Units - Oversize Beds - Large Heated Pool - Room Phones - Color Television - 600 Feet away from Gaming Casinos on U.S. Highway 50 at California-Nevada Stateline - Famous Hyatt Coffee Shoppe with Room Service - Major Credit Cards honored - Open year round. AAA Approved. Stacy and Peggy Burton - Managers

Rodeway Inn - Boise, Idaho

Rodeway Inn - Boise, Idaho

29th and Chinden Boulevard
Boise, Idaho 83704
Rated "Outstanding" by AAA. 350 luxurious guest room and suites, all with color TV and King or Queen size beds. Airport courtesy car, Olympic swimming pool, 24-hour Coffee Shop, Beauty and Barber shops. Convention Center for up to 1,500.

Rodeway Inn - Boise, Idaho

29th and Chinden Boulevard
Boise, Idaho 83704
On the banks of the Boise River...325 luxurious rooms all with color TV and King or Queen size beds, Free airport courtesy car, Olympic size swimming pool, 24-hour coffee shop. SandBar Restaurant at poolside. Beauty, Barber, and Gift Shops. Convention Center for up to 1,500. Children FREE in same room as parents. AAA Outstanding. **** - Mobil Travel Guide.

Copyright 1975.

Liberty Court Motel - Ocala, Florida

Liberty Court Motel - Ocala, Florida

U.S. Highway 301...2 Miles North of Ocala, Florida
Reservations Telephone MArion 2-7342
Tiled Showers...Baseboard Hot Water Heat
Spacious Lawns
Mr. & Mrs. B.E. Fletcher
Owners & Operators

Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Mailed from 22nd St. Station in Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. Harry Goetz of Belknap, Montana on May 10th (Year Unknown - I think it's 1907 or 1908)

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. F.P. Sanmann of Champaign, Illinois on December 31, 1928:

We arrived here today. Appreciated your Xmas card. Thanks for letter. The flu is affecting conference somewhat. See you soon.
J.W.M.

Made by Curt Teich Co.
104406

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

This hotel is superbly situated at the north end of Lincoln Park, on the shore of Lake Michigan, with a thousand feet of fine beach and a beautiful promenade.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Motor & Brake Parts of Columbus, Ohio on July 23, 1939:

To the hole crew I am in the big city and am haveing a grand time.
Paul

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Max Rigot Selling Agency, Chicago
American Colortype - Chicago - New York

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Colonnade Room
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago
24-Hour Service

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

MARINE DINING ROOM
Outstanding Among America's Most beautiful Dining Rooms

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. C.H. Beddome of Portland, Oregon on February 12, 1954:

Dear Mamma & Gay,
After a beautiful trip east I am really enjoying the luxury of nothing to do. The weather is cold & sunny which makes it pleasant. Our room is big & lovely. The store are so attractive, too.
With love, Bunny & Patricia

Printed by The Max Rigot Selling Agency

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

West Lounge
Edgewater Beach Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Beach Walk
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago
View of Beach Walk - Outdoor dancing and entertainment spot on the shores of Lake Michigan

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Edgewater Beach Yacht Club
Most Distinctive Cocktail Room in America
On Board
S.S. Edgewater Beach

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Flower Shop
F.T.D. Member

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Having a wonderful time at the....
EDGEWATER BEACH HOTEL
Chicago's incomparable "country club" hotel.On beautiful lake Michigan shore...yet just 18 minutes from the Loop. 1,000 outside rooms, five famous restaurants, cocktail lounges, swimming pool. Dancing and floor shows nightly. Plenty of parking.
Wish You Were Here
5300 Block, North Sheridan Road, Chicago 40

Edgewater Beach Hotel - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago 40, Illinois
The new OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL with its heated and filtered water, and Cabanas, offers a fabulous addition to its many resort features.

Curteichcolor Card
4C-K89

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois

1700 Rooms with Bath
Randolph, Clark
Lasalle and Lake St.

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois


1450 rooms - 1450 baths - 1000 things to see and do inside this great hotel - Chicago's celebrity hotel...located at Randolph - Clark - Lake & La Salle Streets

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. Theodore Telander of Kewanee, Illinois on September 5, 1951:

High Fritz:
Doing some buying this week. Hope your O.K.
Yours, Henry

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois

La Salle and Randolph

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois

Exotic Panther Room and Malaya Room of the College Inn...Great Swing Masters...Flaming Sword Dinner
Red, White and Blue Rooms

Hotel Sherman - Chicago, Illinois


"Home of the College Inn..."
Still Chicago's most up-to-the-minute hotel, with 1,000 things to see and do...1,450 rooms - with private bath....drive right into the Hotel Sherman garage.

College Inn at Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois

Tommy Bartlett's "Welcome Travelers" Party - College Inn, Hotel Sherman
Chicago
Visit "Well of the Sea" seafood showplace of the nation. Ask your grocer for College Inn Food Products.

Greyhound Bus Terminal and Sherman House - Chicago, Illinois

The new Greyhound Bus Terminal, completed in 1953, is located in the hear of the Loop, Chicago's downtown district. In addition to serving as the bus terminal it houses a shopping arcade. The 1,400-room Sherman, site of many conventions, is in the background.
Color photo by Egon Berka, Chicago, Ill.

Mirro Krome by H.S. Crocker Co.
CGO-17

The Sherman House - Chicago, Illinois

Looking west on Randolph Street, Greyhound Bus Terminal in the foreground. The Sherman House is in the heart of the Loop, on Randolph and Clark Streets.

Cameo Greeting Cards
Color Photo by Howard Leibman
Plastichrome by Colourpicture
P54377



Sherman House - Chicago, Illinois


The Sherman House offers a wondrous world of facilities...five great restaurants and banquet and meeting accommodations for 20 or up to 2,000. When you visit, dine at the Celtic, College Inn-Porterhouse or Well of the Sea. Great Restaurants.