Pontchartrain Hotel

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The Pontchartrain Hotel is a historic hotel on St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (History, 2006) Named after Count de Pontchartrain of the court of Louis XIV, the Pontchartrain Hotel commenced operations in March, 1927. The grade elevation of the hotel was four feet above mean sea level as of the year 1990 according to a survey by Earth Metrics, while the elevation of the Mississippi River stood at 14 feet (4.3 m) above mean sea level. (Hogan, 1990) An earlier hotel was in operation as early as 1825 as reported by Bernard; this predecessor structure was described as "behind the old fort". (Bernhard, 1828) Noted guests of the Hotel Ponchartrain include Tennessee Williams, (Staggs, 2005) Jose Ferrer, Rita Hayworth (Frommer, 2007), The Doors (Densmore, 1990), and George H. Bush. Williams worked on his classic play Streetcar Named Desire while staying at the Pontchartrain Hotel. (Staggs, 2005) The hotel has also had restaurants, producing such notable original dishes... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
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3.23
DISTANCE
5.86 mi
DURATION
2 h 56 m
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SCORE
2.99
DISTANCE
5.96 mi
DURATION
2 h 59 m
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SCORE
2.92
DISTANCE
5.79 mi
DURATION
2 h 54 m
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French Quarter
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