Maxwell House Hotel being razed, Nashville, Tennessee, 1962 July 20
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The Maxwell House Hotel during the razing phase of the structure. The hotel, which stood at the northeast corner of Fourth Avenue, North, and Church Street in downtown Nashville, was a prominent hotel at which several US Presidents and other dignitaries stayed, as well as being for years the center of Nashville’s social and political life. It was built by Colonel John Overton Jr. and named for his wife, Harriet Maxwell Overton. The architect was Isaiah Rogers. The Maxwell House Hotel was destroyed by fire on Christmas night 1961. Forms part of Record Group 412, Photographs Collection. 1 photograph negative on film strip: b & w.
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Central business districts--Tennessee--Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.)--History--Sources
Fourth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
Church Street (Nashville, Tenn.)
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- Maxwell House Hotel being razed, Nashville, Tennessee, 1962 July 20. 1962-07-20. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/6117. (Accessed November 19, 2019.)
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