Locust Street, Savery Hotel

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Title

Locust Street, Savery Hotel

The New Savery Hotel

Subject

Hotels;
Awnings;
Fire escapes;
Marquees;
Spires;
Automobiles

Description

This was the second out of three buildings that have been called The Savery. The first structure closed in 1878. This second building opened at a new location in 1888 to much fanfare. The entire building was lit by electric light, quite a novelty in 1888. The Savery housed the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce and was the center of all things political in Iowa. This building was torn down and a new Savery Hotel was built on the site in 1919.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.

Date

1911

2005/06/02

Rights

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Coverage

401 Locust St.

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