ICONIC ESTABLISHMENTS

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20th Century Fox Studio Restaurants
20th Century Fox Studio Restaurants

A brief introduction to the history of 20th Century Fox Studio and its restaurants.

Larry R. Paul11/23/2019Restaurantsrestaurants
Bevo Mill Restaurant, St. Louis, MO
Bevo Mill Restaurant, St. Louis, MO

In 1916, August A. Bush, Sr. of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company built Bevo Mill with an entrance that replicated an authentic Dutch mill, complete with 60-foot diameter wooden-blade wind sails.

Larry R. Paul11/19/2019Restaurantsrestaurants
Bloomingdale's Part 1 - Railroad Dining Car, Le Train Bleu
Bloomingdale's Part 1 – Railroad Dining Car, Le Train Bleu

A discussion about the Bloomingdale’s French railroad dining car, Le Train Bleu, located on the 6th floor of the New York department store.

Larry R. Paul03/20/2019Department Storesdepartment-stores
Bloomingdale's Part 2 - Other Restaurants
Bloomingdale's Part 2 – Other Restaurants

A discussion of the other restaurants at Bloomingdale's New York department store.

Larry R. Paul03/21/2019Department Storesdepartment-stores
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago

The Edgewater Beach in Chicago offered several dining areas including its three-level main dining room, known as the Marine Cafe and its fifteen private dining rooms with seating capacities from 10 to 1,000.

Larry R. Paul12/17/2019Hotelshotels
Greater Pittsburgh Airport
Greater Pittsburgh Airport

Opening on May 31, 1952, the new Greater Pittsburgh Airport cost $33 million. Designed by architect Joseph W. Hoover, it was the largest international airport in the world at the time and contained a 60-room hotel and a 300-seat movie theater.

Larry R. Paul11/15/2019Airportsairports
Hangar Club NYC
Hangar Club NYC

The Hangar Club, located at 34-36 E. 63rd Street in New York City, New York, opened in 1930 as a mens club dedicated to aviation.

Larry R. Paul11/21/2019Clubsclubs
Horn & Hardart
Horn & Hardart

Horn & Hardart Automats china patterns and ephemera.

RWCN04/28/2020Automats, Restaurantsautomats restaurants
Howard Johnson's
Howard Johnson's

China patterns used by Howard Johnson's, an iconic U.S. chain of restaurants and hotels, founded in 1925 by Howard Deering Johnson.

RWCN05/03/2020Hotels, Restaurantshotels restaurants
Jack Dempsey's Restaurant
Jack Dempsey's Restaurant

Legendary Jack Dempsey and his restaurant.

Larry R. Paul11/04/2019Restaurantsrestaurants
Kloeber Sanatorium
Kloeber Sanatorium

The history and demise of the grand Kloeber Sanatorium which opened in 1900 in Green River Hot Springs, Washington and burned to the ground ten years later.

Larry R. Paul10/21/2019Sanatoriumssanatoriums
Marshall Field and Co.
Marshall Field and Co., Chicago, IL

Marshall Field (1835-1906) was a pioneer in the department store business and his retail operation was among the finest.

Larry R. Paul04/12/2019Department Storesdepartment-stores
RCA Building - Radio Room
RCA Building – Radio Room

A look at the restaurants of the 70-story RCA Building, which opened in May, 1933 and is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, New York.

Larry R. Paul10/29/2019Buildings, Restaurantsbuildings restaurants