ok We use cookies on our website to allow you the best possible service. More information can be found here.
Your location:

Baltimore Hotel

Identification

Baltimore Hotel
177865

Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
renaissance revival

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Headquarters hotel for the 1900 Democratic National Convention which nominated William Jennings Bryan for the U. S. Presidency.
  • During the Great Depression, the opulent hotel went bankrupt in 1938 and was demolished in 1939 to make way for a surface parking lot.
  • Live chamber music was played every evening during dinner in the Renaissance Room, a two-story lightly-colored Italian marble room with a colorful mosaic ceiling.
  • The 30-story City Center Square was completed on the site in 1978.
  • The entire facility was remodelled in 1914 at a total cost of $430,000 and was completely air conditioned at a time when cooling was both novel and a luxury.
  • The Baltimore was the hotel of choice for the local elite and for visiting dignitaries, including several presidents of the United States.

Do you need more information about this building and its related companies?

More Information

Location

1101-1121 Baltimore Avenue
14-24 West 12th Street
19 West 11th Street
1101-1121 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City
Missouri
U.S.A.

Technical Data

134.00 ft
132.00 ft
11
1
1899
1908
1914
1939
6
Found a mistake?
Related Buildings