Thursday, June 16, 2011

Just as Nice and Only $4.00

Hotel Arnold - Knoxville TN

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Published by Curteich, 1947

Postcard Caption:
HOTEL ARNOLD CORNER CHURCH AND LOCUST KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE 150 Rooms... All with Baths and Ceiling Fans... Modern, Fireproof Structure... Within one block of Post Office and all leading Highways Quiet and Comfortable... Air-Conditioned Grill...Free Parking Space Adjoining.
Dear Peg: The room I have here is just about as nice as where we stayed Andrew Jackson and only 4.00 No air conditioner just a ceiling fan. Geo
Vanishing America has a reproduction of this postcard, as well as before and after photos of the block where the hotel was located. At some point, the hotel was demolished.

1 comment:

Mark S. said...

Four dollars, and no air-conditioning? Outrageous! I'll bet a room with a/c cost $4.50.

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