Manufacturer: Syracuse China
User: Cape Cod Room – Drake Hotel, Chicago & Town House, Los Angeles
Date of plate: late 1930s – early 1940s
Notes: This plate was made for the Cape Cod Room at the 800-room Drake Hotel in Chicago and the 400-room Town House in Los Angeles. Both hotels were part of the Kirkeby Hotel chain.
Established in 1933, the Cape Cod Room at the Drake Hotel in Chicago continues operating as a fine seafood restaurant in 2008. It was recently inducted by Nation's Restaurant News into the Fine Dining Hall of Fame. Located on the arcade level, the restaurant has a nautical theme, with wooden beams, hanging copper pots and stuffed sailfish adorning the walls.
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