Washington Duke Hotel

Price: $15.95

Stock #: 615542
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Durham
State: North Carolina (NC)
County: Durham
Publisher: The Tavern Press
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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A modern and most comfortable house of 300 rooms, each which has both tub and shower bath. Of these rooms 76 per cent are $3.50 and less; 56 per cent at $3 and less; and 19 per cent at the minimum rate of $2.50. As expected of the leading hotel of a city, the public and social rooms are distinctly above average in luxury and charm. There are two good restaurants, both featuring fixed-price meals. This good hotel is one of the two Bland-operated houses in North Carolina, the other one being: The Charlotte, at Charlotte, N.C. The city of Durham, population 52,037, seat of Duke University, one of the most heavily endowed of the world's institutions of higher education. Commercially Durham is famous as the home of several great tobacco companies, and as a center of the southern textile industry. The largest hosiery mill in the world is located here. World-famed Chapel Hill, seat of the oldest State University in America, is but ten miles away.

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