Biltmore Hotel - restoration
Part of:
  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Ridgway Ltd. (architectural firm)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Biltmore Hotel - restoration


1974 - 1984

Level of archival description:
File 15
Extent and medium:
  • 936 reprographic copies
    564 photographs
    251 drawings
    35 photomontages
    21 works of art
    9 textual records
    9 artefacts
Scope and content:
The Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles (Schultz and Weaver of New York, 1923) was acquired by Ridgway Ltd. in 1976. The entire hotel was modernized; the historic public rooms were carefully restored and the guest rooms were entirely renovated. The project features a prominent contribution by artist Jim Dine, who made 6 watercolours, 14 wall friezes, a mirror frame, a lamp base and a rug for the rooms and public spaces of the hotel.
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The records in this project series has been arranged by material type.

Los Angeles California United States


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