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Features considered modern at the time included telephones and washstands with hot and cold running water in each room; thirty rooms had private baths.
Other features included public spaces such as a lobby, ballroom, and dining room, an Otis elevator, and a boiler located in a separate building for safety.
The Zinzendorf Hotel was named for Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf of Saxony, leader of the revived Moravian Church which founded Salem in 1766.
It was developed by the Forsyth Hotel Corp., a group of leading businessmen who felt the growing industrial center of Winston needed a first-class hotel.
Though severely distressed financially during the Depression, industrious management made the hotel a money-maker from 1935 until it closed in 1970.
The Zinzendorf was eclipsed as Winston-Salem's showplace hotel when the Robert E. Lee opened in 1921.
The building was razed in the fall of 1970 to make way for the
In 1915, with occupancy running at 95 percent, a large veranda facing Main Street was removed to allow the addition of 40 new rooms.
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229-237 North Main Street
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