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Suffolk Towers (Elliott Hotel)

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Elliott Hotel
1925, Peebles and Ferguson. 181 N. Main St.
  • Suffolk Towers (Elliott Hotel)

Dominating the street and an Up Town landmark, this building was one of Suffolk's entries in the skyscraper sweepstakes of the 1920s. An eight-story tower rises out of a two-story base that extends along the street front. The base contained commercial spaces and the hotel's dining room and ballroom. The idiom, as might be expected from the Peebles office, is Colonial-Georgian Revival and very well carried out.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Suffolk Towers (Elliott Hotel)", [Suffolk, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-ST7.17.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 466-466.

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