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    • Henry Clay Hotel, main dining room.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, main dining room.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The main dining room of the Henry Clay Hotel had wood floors, tables set with tablecloths and glassware. Lighting was provided by chandeliers and wall sconces. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. ...
    • Temple Adath Israel, interior.

    • Temple Adath Israel, interior.

    • Buildings; Temples; Organs; Altars; Temple Adath Israel (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 834 S. Third Street. The interior of Temple Adath Israel is shown. The pews are arched to form a semi-circle around the altar. The altar contains an inscribed podium, two menorahs on large stands and two armchairs. A curtained section is...
    • Stewart's Dry Goods, Inc.

    • Stewart's Dry Goods, Inc.

    • Buildings; Stores & shops; Stewart Dry Goods Co., Inc.

    • Address: 501 S. Fourth St. Usually credited to McDonald and Dodd, the Stewart's Dry Goods building was another project designed by Alfred S. Joseph while serving as chief architect and chief engineer for that firm. The photo shows an entrance on...
    • "The Bonnie" Apartment Building.

    • "The Bonnie" Apartment Building.

    • Buildings; Apartments; Canopies

    • Address: 1028 Cherokee Road. The Bonnie (a.k.a. The Highlander) was the earliest of Joseph & Joseph's suburban apartment buildings and displays two of the firm's signature characteristics: a highly decorated appearance achieved with the use of...
    • Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

    • Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

    • Buildings; Hospitals; Waverly Hills Sanatorium (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Location: Dixie Highway, Pleasure Ridge Park. When it opened in 1911, Waverly Hills Sanatorium housed only eight patients. The design of the building is in keeping with theories of the time regarding the efficacy of a rural setting and atmosphere...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This drawing of the Henry Clay Hotel shows Joseph and Joseph's signature suspended canopy over the entrance. Originally built as the Elks Athletic Club in 1924, it was converted into the Henry Clay Hotel in 1928 and...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.); Automobiles; Canopies

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This exterior shot of the Henry Clay Hotel shows Chestnut and Third Streets bustling with automobiles. Notice the triple, suspended canopy over the entrance and the "ELKS CLUB" lettering at the top of the...
    • Stewart's Dry Goods, Inc.

    • Stewart's Dry Goods, Inc.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Stewart Dry Goods Co., Inc.

    • Address: 501 S. Fourth St. This drawing of the Stewart's Dry Goods building shows a single entrance with suspended canopy. The image was probably drawn in advance of the work and the design later changed to include another entrance. The building...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, Billiard & Grille Room.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, Billiard & Grille Room.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Restaurants; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The Billiard & Grille Room at the Elks Club (inside the Henry Clay Hotel) included many billiards tables with low-hanging lights, as well as side tables with chairs. On the National Register of Historic Places...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, ballroom.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, ballroom.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The ballroom of the Henry Clay Hotel included numerous windows and chandeliers as well as a raised stage area for orchestra or other performers. According to the Louisville Guide, the ballroom was capable of holding...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, main foyer.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, main foyer.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This view of the main foyer of the Henry Clay Hotel shows a long hallway opening into the foyer where a large plant or tree sits. In front of the tree are smaller plants and a silver platter. To the left is a sign that...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, lodge room.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, lodge room.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The Lodge Room for the Elks Club (inside the Henry Clay Hotel) shows a large room with numerous chairs. Other elements include a mosaic of the United States flag with 48 stars, a clock, a star on a pole, and large...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, swimming pool.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, swimming pool.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Sports & recreation facilities; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.); Lodges

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This photograph shows the pool at the Elks Athletic Club inside the Henry Clay Hotel. The pool area includes lounge furniture and a painting of an elk. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. Stamped on...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, reception area.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, reception area.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. Originally built in 1924 as an Elks Athletic Club, this neo-classical revival building still stands at the corner of Third and Chestnut streets. For a while, it was used by the Young Women's Christian Association. It...
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