Rock Products Volume 18, No. 4

Rock Products Volume 18, No. 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...hotel can well claim to be the largest resort hotel in this country, if not in the world. It is a fireproof structure of concrete and steel, faced externally with buff brick, with very elaborate and dignified trimmings. It covers a site 100 by 400 feet in plan and is seventeen stories high. The highest point of the main dome is 210 feet above the natural level of the sand. The foundations extend many feet down to a solid footing. This building has accommodations for 1400 people and has a very extensive public space, the main lobby being 250 ft. long. The new Hotel Traymore was built by the contracting firm of Cramp & Co., of Philadelphia, after lines drawn by Price & McLanahan, Philadelphia architects. Edison Portland cement was used in all of the concrete work in connection with the construction of this great building. The equipment and furnishings are the best and most artistic obtainable. There are American and European plan dining rooms with accommodations for 800 and 400 people respectively, and in addition cafes, banquet rooms and private dining rooms. The building, which has been under construction for more than a year, was partially occupied last summer, for the different wings were put into use as fast as completed. The New Hotel Traymore is a triumph of reinforced concrete construction and a striking architectural addition of artistic value to the group of hotels at Atlantic City. Announcement has been made by a syndicate composed of Philadelphia and New York financiers that another hotel is soon to be built at Atlantic City of reinforced concrete, which is to be larger and in every respect as grand as the Hotel Traymore. The new venture is to occupy the site of the present Hotel Rudolph. CEMENT STUCCO CHURCH. The use of...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796357
  • 9781236796356