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Patterson Hotel lobby, Bismarck, N.D.
Patterson Hotel lobby, Bismarck, N.D.
TitlePatterson Hotel lobby, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1928 and 1935
DescriptionA man stands behind the front desk in the lobby of the Patterson Hotel. A clock and a calendar hang on the wall behind him, as well as a number of posters. Western Union telegram slips sit in a box on the desk, and a cash register is visible in the background.
Ordering Information
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Clocks & watches
Cash registers
Organization NameWestern Union Telegraph Company
Patterson Hotel (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 400 block
Item Number00070-14
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Patterson Hotel, originally named the McKenzie Hotel, was built in 1910 by Edward G. Patterson. It opened on January 1, 1911 in time for the legislative sessions that year. It was renamed the Patterson Hotel in 1928. Originally it was eight stories high and topped with a roof garden, but two complete and two partial floors were later added, bringing the total height to 12 stories.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionPatterson Hotel Photograph Collection 00070
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00070-14)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0007014
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