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Boody House Hotel (1872 - 1928)

The Boody House Hotel on the corner of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue in Toledo, Ohio. When the hotel opened in 1872, it had hot and cold running water and a fireplace in every room -- the epitome of luxury for the time. The building was demolished in 1928.

A black and white photograph of the Boody House Hotel on the corner of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue in Toledo, Ohio. When the hotel opened in 1872, it had hot and cold running water and a fireplace in every room -- the epitome of luxury for the time. The building was demolished in 1928. The photo shows the hotel from the St. Clair side. The photo was taken by Charles F. Mensing around 1905. The photo is a glass plate negative.

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A reproduction of a photograph from around 1907 of the Boody House Hotel and other businesses on the corner of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue in Toledo, Ohio. When built in 1872, the hotel was considered one of the most luxurious in the area with running water and fireplaces in every guest room. The hotel was demolished in 1928 for the Ohio Savings Bank and Trust Company building.

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A black and white photograph of the Boody House Hotel on the corner of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue in Toledo, Ohio. When the hotel opened in 1872, it had hot and cold running water and a fireplace in every room -- the epitome of luxury for the time. The building was demolished in 1928. The photo shows the hotel from the Madison Avenue side. The photo was taken by Charles F. Mensing around 1905. The photo is a glass plate negative.

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A postcard from the Ken Levin Toledo Postcard Collection, donated by Toledo resident, Ken Levin. The collection contains picture postcards about the Toledo area. Mr. Levin's collection was published by the Toledo Blade in a book entitled "You Will Do Better in Toledo: From Frogtown to Glass City", edited by Sandy and John R. Husman.

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A postcard from the Ken Levin Toledo Postcard Collection, donated by Toledo resident, Ken Levin. The collection contains picture postcards about the Toledo area. Mr. Levin's collection was published by the Toledo Blade in a book entitled "You Will Do Better in Toledo: From Frogtown to Glass City", edited by Sandy and John R. Husman.

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A postcard from the Ken Levin Toledo Postcard Collection, donated by Toledo resident, Ken Levin. The collection contains picture postcards about the Toledo area. Mr. Levin's collection was published by the Toledo Blade in a book entitled "You Will Do Better in Toledo: From Frogtown to Glass City", edited by Sandy and John R. Husman.

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Highlights of Toledo's "hotels, parks, sky scrapers, beautiful street, river views, amusement resorts and other points of interest" are presented in this book that was published in the interest of the Toledo Hotel Men's Association in the early 1900's." A statement from mayor Brand Whitlock welcomes visitors to Toledo.  Photographs, descriptions of places to visit, and local advertisements are included. Spine title: Toledo views.

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