The Bed Rooms
guest rooms of the hotel begin on the seventh floor
and from here on up to the twenty-sixth floor, inclusive,
the floor plans are uniform. Individual floor plans
are to be encountered on the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth
and twenty-ninth floors."
"In furnishing of the bedrooms
definite policy was set which made the handling of
the furniture a simple matter, practically eliminating
any danger of obtaining inharmonious effects through
errors in the placement of furniture."
"All of the outside rooms are furnished
in gray-green enameled furniture, decorated in the
Louis XVI period. The small chairs and benches are
covered, some in green jaspe and some in rose jaspe.
All of the draperies in all of the bedrooms are identical,
beingrose, green and ivory striped overdrapes of a
simple but striking design hung with drawing attachments,
under which are marquisette curtains trimmed with
lace edges, the window shades all being natural color
opaque. The upholstered chair in each room is furnished
in either rose and gold or in green and gold striped
carpeting in all the guest rooms is the same, containing
a soft putty-colored background with a small Louis
XVI latticed design in it. It is laid over Ozite carpet
cushion, upon a concrete floor, as are all other carpets
in the hotel."
"This system of decoration makes
possible the use of any combinations of furniture
which seem convenient; pieces upholstered in rose
and pieces upholstered in green harmonizing perfectly
with one another, and with bedspreads of either color."
of the court bedrooms are furnished on a similar basis,
except that walnut furniture of French design is used,
with green enameled mirrors. The bedspreads in these
inside rooms are of India prints. Otherwise the system
of furnishing on the court rooms duplicate those of
the outside rooms, carpets and draperies being identical."
"Two significant features of unusual
interest to hotel men who are contemplating new buildings
or refurnishing the ones they now have, are to be
encountered in the Book-Cadillac guest rooms. On none
of the beds is there any foot board. This feature
adds immeasurably to the general attractiveness of
each room and actually seems to increase the room