Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project

Hotel Continental, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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Title

Hotel Continental, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Date

1921

Description

This uniquely heart-shaped advertisement map depicts a small portion of Saratoga Springs downtown Broadway area, focusing on the Continental Hotel.

Coverage

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Map Item Type Metadata

Creator - Individual

Wagar, F(red). L.

Creator - Organization

Hotel Continental

Caption

Middle of map: 'Clean- comfortable
Reasonable- renovated
New management
80 rooms
"The good old Continental"
Light- cool- spacious
Central.'

Abstract (& Historical Note)

This uniquely heart-shaped advertisement map depicts a small portion of Saratoga Springs downtown Broadway area, focusing on the Continental Hotel. In addition to the hotel, railways, banks, theaters, and tourist sites are depicted. The map describes the favorable amenities of the Continental Hotel, including its central position.

Arrows on the map direct the viewer to the hotel and to other tourist destinations that are not depicted on the map like Albany, the State Baths, and Lake George.

Repository

Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress

Scope

Neighborhood/District

Type

Aerial views
Pictorial maps
Tourist maps

Theme

Transportation
Recreation
Travel and Tourism

Subject - Details

Adirondack Trust Co. (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
City Hall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Congress Park (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Congress Theatre (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Continental Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Delaware and Hudson Railroad Corporation (D &H, R.R.)
Post Office (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Railroad Place (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga National Bank (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)-- Broadway
Saratoga Springs Chamber of Commerce
State Baths (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
State Mineral Waters (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Transportation--trolley station
Western Union Telegraph Office (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)

Subject - Geographic

Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)
Vichy Spring (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)

Citation

“Hotel Continental, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed November 17, 2017, http://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/38.

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