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Patterson Hotel, Bismarck, N.D.
Patterson Hotel, Bismarck, N.D.
TitlePatterson Hotel, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1935 and 1950
DescriptionThe Patterson Hotel and Patterson Annex stand at the corner of Main Avenue and 4th Street in downtown Bismarck. Signs on the top of the hotel advertise the Tip Top Inn Dine and Dance and the fireproof nature of the hotel.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Signs (Notices)
Automobiles
Organization NamePatterson Hotel (Bismarck, N.D.)
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
AddressBismarck (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 400 block
Decade1930-1939
1940-1949
Item NumberB0716
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"Ed. Patterson hotel, Bismarck, No. Dakota"
"9A-H1434"--Printed on front of postcard.
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 CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0716)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0716
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