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O. Henry Hotel, North Elm & Bellemeade Streets, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC

O. Henry Hotel, North Elm & Bellemeade Streets, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The O. Henry Hotel, built 191701919, was designed by W. L. Stoddart, a firm which was responsible for many of the south's better hotels. The hotel, a source of local pride, was constructed from funds raised by the citizens of Greensboro. The O. Henry remained of of the city's leading hotels from its opening to the early 1960s.
Survey number: HABS NC-233
Building/structure dates: 1917-1919 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1978 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1978 Subsequent Work

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Date

1919 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Stoddart, W L
Hartmann, Charles C
Crause, J L
Foor, William
O. Henry Hotel Corporation
Curry, Dan, historian
Betts, Mary Beth, historian
Heroy, William, photographer
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Location

Greensboro (N.C.)36.07558, -79.79436
Google Map of 36.0755813, -79.7943611
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html