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6th Avenue, The Victoria Hotel

6th Avenue, The Victoria Hotel

Title

6th Avenue, The Victoria Hotel
The New Victoria Hotel - Des Moines, Iowa

Description

The Victoria Hotel was built in 1899 at the cost of $50,000. It was built on the residence of Dr. Francis Grimmel, a physician and community leader. An addition was added in 1910 at the cost of $90,000, despite the fact that some critics charged the hotel was too large for the city. Current site of an office building.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Publisher

Davenport, Ia : Iowa Publishing Co.

Date

1904
2005/05/02

Relation

Iowa State Atlas 1904

Format

Photographic print, 15 x 12 in.

Type

Image

Identifier

plate 52
dm0185b
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-hdm,228

Coverage

601 6th Ave.