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Patterson Hotel at night, Bismarck, N.D.
Patterson Hotel at night, Bismarck, N.D.
TitlePatterson Hotel at night, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Original1940
CreatorRisem, Andreas, 1876-1957
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view of the exterior of the Patterson Hotel in downtown Bismarck at night. A large capital P sign is illuminated on top of the hotel building. Smaller signs at street level read "Patterson Hotel." A large clock is visible over the hotel's main entrance. Many cars are parked in a parking lot across the street from the hotel.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Transportation
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Automobiles
Signs (Notices)
Parking lots
Clocks & watches
Organization NamePatterson Hotel (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - 5th Street
Bismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 400 block
Decade1940-1949
Item Number10989-06-06
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 CollectionEdward G. Patterson Papers Mss 10989
Collection Finding AidConsult http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10989.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (10989-06-06)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh109890606
OCLC number17950120
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