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Lutz for Norman Bel Geddes & Company
Colonial Hotel, Nassau, front elevation of carport
Ca. 1955
Gouache on board

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 684, Colonial Hotel - Nassau, 1954-1956

Summary: This job includes a Master Plan, as well as presentation and preliminary designs to remodel the British Colonial Hotel. The job was cancelled.


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 58 684.1 Client Correspondence --- Notes by Nancy Oakes.
box 58 684.2 Client Correspondence --- Nancy Oakes, Baroness von Hoyingen-Huene Nov1954-May1955.
box 58 684.3-4 Client Correspondence --- Contracts drafts and memos Nov1954-Mar1955.
box 58a 684.5 Client Correspondence --- Original Correspondence Nov1954-Jul1955.
box 58a 684.6-7 Client Correspondence --- Correspondence Nov1954-Aug1955.
box 58a 684.8-10 Client Correspondence --- Clifton D. Borer Dec1954-Nov1955.
box 58a 684.11 Meeting Minutes Jan1955.
box 58a 684.12 Phone conversation L.E. King/N. Oakes May 1955.
box 58a 684.13-15 Correspondence Nov1954-Mar1956.
box 58a 684.16-17 Correspondence --- File re claim NBG vs. Colonial [Oakes Estate] Nov1954-Jan1956.
box 59 684.18 Inter-Office Correspondence and memos King/NBG Nov1954-Apr1955.
box 59 684.19 Presentation - Memo Jan1955.
oversize box 13 684.1 Presentation Book --- Carbons of text.
oversize box 13 684.2a Presentation Book --- Bound copies (copy 1 of 2).
oversize box 14 684.2b Presentation Book --- Bound copies (copy 2 of 2).
oversize box 14 684.3 Data --- Clipping.
box 59 684.20 Data --- Brochures, building regulations, clippings.
photo box 19 684.1-2 Data --- 9 Photographs of existing hotel plans and site.
flat file 684.1 Data --- Existing hotel plan photostats, 2 maps.
box 59 684.21-22 Accounts and Cost Estimates 1955.
box 59 684.23-24 Schedules.
damaged box 20 684.1 Specifications.
box 59 684.25-26 Data --- 20 Sketches, 7 blueprints. Map clipping.
box 59 684.27 Plans --- 25 Sketches, 8 blueprints, 2 photostats.
flat file 684.2 Plans --- 4 Drawings, 9 sketches, 16 blueprints, 17 photostats.
oversize box 14 684.4 Plans --- Blueprints of sketches and photostats of renderings.
oversize box 14 684.5 5 Renderings.
damaged flat files, drawer 15 684.1 6 Renderings and photostats of renderings.

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