Women's Retiring Rooms
group of experts out of whose fertile brains came
the ideas for building and planning the hotel certainly
are to be credited with a knowledge of the whims,
likes and dislikes of the fair sex. All this is refected
in the suite of private rooms for the women guest.
These, as nearly as a mere man can describe them,
are charming in the extreme - more so prehaps then
any other section of the hotel."
"One room of the suite is a "Powder
Room" covered with powder blue carpet of Louis
XV design. The walls are panelled in gray glazed in
blue, as is also the ceiling."
"In this room are eight exquisite
"powder tables" done in Chinese red lacquer
with blue brocade tops under glass. The lower part
of the powder tables are upholstered in blue brocade
and there are blue brocade covers on the red lacquer
"Adjoining the Powder Room is a
rest room, also carpeted in powder blue with handsome
imported furniture of French design covered with red
and blue damask."
"There is also a women's smoking
room with taupe carpet. This room has furniture of
Nouveau French design enameled in blue and gold and
covered with silk frieze. The little smoking tables
are blue and gold with marble tops. In this suite
of rooms there are private telephone booths provided"