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Old Posted Jan 29, 2013, 8:32 PM
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Biltmore Hotel

Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
When was the Biltmore Hotel addition built T2? I haven't been able to find a date.
Big Orange Landmarks says the addition was built just five years after the original hotel, making it 1928 (and meaning the valet-parking scene in Chinatown wasn't an anachronism). http://bigorangelandmarks.blogspot.c...ore-hotel.html

The hotel, the theater and the addition were all built in pretty short order apparently. However, BOL also claims that the original hotel displaced the Young Women's Boarding Home,
which we know isn't true.

1923, taken from the grounds of the State Normal School on Normal Hill:


BOL also mentions the empty offices on the westside of the addition, but doesn't explain further. The BOL post is from 2007.
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