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Bklink: Brooklyn’s Home Hotel

July 9th, 2008 · No Comments

link-asterisk.jpg“In October 1902, the owners of this grand new structure in recently developed Crown Heights took out several ads in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, informing the public that ‘the word ‘hotel’ has a new meaning.’ The copy seems very sincere. ‘Perhaps you have not associated the two ideas of ‘hotel’ and ‘home.’ In the St. Marks, the two are synonymous.’ What replaced the hotel isn’t quite as nice.–Ephemeral New York

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