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Lost Grand Hotels of Cleveland Michael C Dealoia

Lost Grand Hotels of Cleveland

Michael C Dealoia

Published October 7th 2014
ISBN : 9781625851628
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160 pages
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During Clevelands heyday, the worlds most influential businessmen, politicians and entertainers flocked to Americas sixth-largest city, enjoying the full hospitality of splendid hotels befitting a first-rate metropolis. Marked by architecturalMoreDuring Clevelands heyday, the worlds most influential businessmen, politicians and entertainers flocked to Americas sixth-largest city, enjoying the full hospitality of splendid hotels befitting a first-rate metropolis. Marked by architectural splendor, sumptuous design, technical innovation and world-class service, these grand palaces rose and fell with Clevelands fortunes. From Teddy Roosevelt dining under the ornate chandeliers of the Hotel Hollendens famed Crystal Ballroom to Bob Hope and Jack Benny cracking wise at the Alcazars bar, Michael DeAloia adds atmosphere to seven of the most elegant and inviting Cleveland hotels to emerge in the early twentieth century. Only one of these legendary establishments hosts guests today. This revealing chronicle recaptures the golden age of Clevelands power and prestige.