Marlborough Blenheim Hotel, Atlantic City
The Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel was a historic resort hotel property in Atlantic City, New Jersey, built in 1902-1906, and demolished in October of 1978. "Blenheim" refers to Blenheim Palace in England, the ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill, a grandson of the Duke of Marlborough. Upon completion in 1906, it became the largest reinforced concrete building in the world. The Marlborough-Blehnheim resort enjoyed gothic parlors full of arches, grand domed dining room and auditorium, halls of colonnades, and an abundance of hexagonally stacked fireplaces.