The Boston Globe

Across the country, landmark buildings are being converted into unique hotels by well-known architects to maintain tourism and encourage historical preservation. The 1923 London Guarantee & Accident Building in Chicago, now serves as the Hilton LondonHouse, by local firm Goettsch Partners. The hotel has a rooftop bar overlooking the city's grand architecture as well as the Chicago River. “People don’t just want to go to the Travelodge anymore.” says Garrett Karp, program manager at the Chicago Architecture Foundation. The travel experience now includes staying in historic, monumental buildings. Another example is the new Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C.—designed by Treasury's supervising architect Willoughby J. Edbrooke—which was previously the U.S. Post Office Department. Read the full article at The Boston Globe.

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