The Flanders Hotel

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The Flanders Hotel
Flanders Hotel OC NJ.jpg
The Flanders Hotel in 2010.
The Flanders Hotel is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
The Flanders Hotel
Location 719 East 11th Street, Ocean City, New Jersey
Coordinates 39°16′29″N 74°34′36″W / 39.27472°N 74.57667°W / 39.27472; -74.57667Coordinates: 39°16′29″N 74°34′36″W / 39.27472°N 74.57667°W / 39.27472; -74.57667
Built 1923
Architect Vivian Smith
Architectural style Spanish Mission Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000939[1]
NJRHP # 4933[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 20, 2009
Designated NJRHP August 20, 2009

The Flanders Hotel is located in Ocean City, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 2009. The Flanders Hotel is named after Flanders Fields in Belgium.[3]


The hotel was built in 1923 by the Ocean Front Hotel Corporation. The architect Vivian Smith designed the building in the Spanish Mission Revival style. The building was constructed using steel girders and concrete.[3]

The hotel was originally managed by J. Howard Slocum until 1932 when Elwood F. Kirkman took over ownership of the hotel. James M. Dwyer purchased the building in 1996.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Cape May County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. January 10, 2010. p. 6. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "History". Flanders Hotel. Retrieved March 3, 2011.