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Patterson Hotel billboard, Bismarck, N.D.
Patterson Hotel billboard, Bismarck, N.D.
TitlePatterson Hotel billboard, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1928 and 1935
CreatorRisem, Andreas, 1876-1957
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA billboard for the Patterson Hotel in Bismarck advertises "Rooms with bath $1.50 and up" and "Special rates to tourists with families." The sign also proclaims the Patterson to be "positively the only fireproof hotel in Bismarck."
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Advertisements
Billboards
Organization NamePatterson Hotel (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 400 block
Decade1920-1929
1930-1939
Item Number00070-3
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle 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 (00070-3)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh000703
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