Manufacturer: Syracuse China
User: U.S. Grant Hotel
Date of example: 1916
Notes: The Ulysses S. Grant Hotel is a historic hotel in San Diego, California's Gaslamp Quarter. Located at 216 Broadway, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Click here for the hotel website.
The hotel was built by Ulysses S. Grant, Jr., son of president Ulysses S. Grant. Grant bought an earlier hotel on the property and demolished it to construct the current hotel in 1910. Noted architect Harrison Albright designed the hotel.
Famous guests have included Woodrow Wilson, Charles A. Lindbergh, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mamie Eisenhower.
The hotel is now owned by the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation and is operated by Starwood Hotels and Resorts as a part of their Luxury Collection. (Source: Wikipedia)
White Body with dark green, double pinstripes, topmarked by a spread-winged eagle with a body shield marked "USG" and a top banner marked "U.S. Grant Hotel." The eagle is gripping a leafy branch in one claw and a bunch of arrows in another claw.
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