The Crystal Ballroom
smallest of the three main ballrooms of the Book-Cadillac
is called the Crystal ballroom because of the scheme
of decorative treatment which is white, gold, and
ivory, with brilliant crystal chandeliers. The center
of the ceiling is done in French blue. The windows
are hung with casement cloth, over which are gold
glass curtains with overdrapes and valances of gold
and white damask. The chandeliers in the room are
crystal and silver, delicately chased, each dropping
from a sunbrust in glass. The walls are mirrored,
with brackets of the same general design as the chandeliers.
The floor is wood parquet."
"There are five elaborate ceiling fixtures in
this room and thirty-two imported crystal brackets.
The room is fitted with mirros trimmed in gold. It
also is equipped with radio broadcasting and amplifying