Historic Hotels of America

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The Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.[1]

Historic Hotels of America is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that was founded in 1989 with 32 charter members; the programs accepts nominations and identifies hotels that have maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity. As of June 5, 2015, the program included over 260 members in 44 states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.[3]

Membership[edit]

To be included in the program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places;[4] and recognized as having historic significance.

The program generates funds for the National Trust through commissions on bookings done through their website,[5] and from membership fees.[citation needed]

Historic Hotels of America plaque at the King and Prince
Moana Surfrider
The Don CeSar
Mayflower Hotel
Timberline Lodge dedication, 1937

Its charter members include:

Alabama[edit]

Alaska[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

Delaware[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Formerly a HHA member:

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Formerly listed:

Minnesota[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Montana[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

  • Newport Beach Hotel & Suites (1940), Middletown, Rhode Island. "formerly known as the Inn at Newport Beach.) A massive hurricane in 1938 wiped out the town’s numerous beach establishments. Two years later, after the sand settled, the Toppa family decided to build a new inn on the beach, positioning the property 100 feet from the rocks and the ocean’s crashing waves." Colonial Revival.
  • The Hotel Viking (1926), Newport, Rhode Island. "the most recent multi-million dollar renovation finished in 2007". Viking Hotel.

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

Vermont[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

Washington, D.C.[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

U.S. Virgin Islands[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Willard Hotel". Historic Hotels of America. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  2. ^ "Caribbean Motel". Historic Hotels of America. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "About Historic Hotels of America". Historic Hotels of America. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". National Park Service. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  5. ^ "Lawrence P. Horwitz statement".
  6. ^ "Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, Point Clear, AL". Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  7. ^ "Downtown Anchorage Hotels | Hotel Captain Cook". Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  8. ^ "Berkeley Hotel". Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  9. ^ "The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco, CA". Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  10. ^ The Savannah Historic District is one of the nation's largest historic landmark districts. The historic district was designated by the NRHP in November 1966; the original DeSoto is not specifically mentioned in the NRHP nomination form.
  11. ^ "Landmark Inn, a Historic Hotels of America member". Historic Hotels of America. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  12. ^ https://www.historichotels.org/us/hotels-resorts/the-menger-hotel/
  13. ^ "Blennerhassett Hotel". Retrieved April 5, 2020.

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