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Hotel Thomas Nelson

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Identification

Hotel Thomas Nelson
The Hotel Lorraine
237265

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
limestone
terra-cotta
applied masonry
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • The Hotel Lorraine was built to accommodate visitors to the Jamestown Exposition of 1907.
  • During World War I it was enlarged to include 50 rooms in the adjacent Princess Hotel.
  • It was renamed the Hotel Thomas Nelson after a 1940 renovation.
  • It was the first hotel in Norfolk to install air-conditioning.

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Location

243-247 Granby Street
100-108 West Tazewell Street
243-247 Granby Street
23510
Downtown
Norfolk
Virginia
U.S.A.

Technical Data

87.55 ft
7
1905
1940

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