Hotel Pontchartrain at night
Nighttime view of Hotel Pontchartrain. Hotel windows and windows of streetcars are illuminated; Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in front of building. Pontchartrain flag on roof; moon overhead in sky. Printed on front: "Pontchartrain Hotel at night, Detroit, Mich., 1329." Printed on back: "1329, Pontchartrain Hotel at night. Detroit's largest and best hotel, is beautifully situated on the Campus. It is fifteen stories high with three stories underground. This hotel was opened to the public in October, 1907, and is strictly fireproof. It is a marvel of convenience, the underground portion being the most important for the comfort of the guests. Over five million pounds of steel were used in its construction." Souvenir Post Card Co. publisher trademark printed on back of card. Handwritten on back: "Dear Bess, This is a beautiful day. Yes? How are you enjoying the really fine days? Gertrude." Card is postmarked May 12, 1912.
- Resource ID:
- Souvenir Post Card Co.
- 1 postcard : col. ; 5.5 x 3.5 in.
- Burton Historical Collection
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