Background “Mayflower Hotel.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Mar. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MayflowerHotel. Accessed 23 Mar. 2017. As a background source, this source gives insightful information about the Mayflower hotel. The source describes the history of the hotel by analyzing its many renovations and its impact on society since the opening of its doors. Each section that […]
Lessons for Theory and Practice In Chapter Eight of David Flemings, “City of Rhetoric,” Fleming proposes a question to his readers asking how different communities with people of different socioeconomic standing shape and effect the rhetoric of our society. In previous chapters, Fleming examines the social components of three different living environments in Chicago Illinois; […]
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela I came across this quote and found it extremely interesting. As I am coming to the close of my Freshman year of college, my appreciation for education has never been so strong. Education is the back bone of society […]
“Suburbia” In part two of David Flemings “City of Rhetoric,” Fleming introduces his idea “Designing the Twenty First Century Public Sphere.” Specifically, the design and components that go into suburban neighborhoods, and how suburbs are becoming increasingly less diverse. Components such a wealth, property tax, and safety, Fleming argues, are some of the sole […]
Beckets statement about failure is quite an interesting theory. Beckett idea of failure, and how he states “Ever Tried. Ever Failed” signifies that people who try, fail. In today’s society people are too afraid of failure. What people don’t know is that when we fail we learn. By never failing we play things safe. If […]
BED—Final Draft The Mayflower Hotel attracts a certain type of guest. With immense history and scandal, the hotels main website is the best place to find a detailed description of the lavish hotels information and it is clear that they target a specific audience. When first entering the hotels website, the interactive interface helps understand […]
“You must fall in love with your work”- Jiro Ono While watching the Netflix documentary titled, “Jiro, Dreams of Sushi” I could not help but feel inspired. The film follows Jiro Ono, the owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro – a Michelin Three Star sushi restaurant located in a subway in Tokyo, Japan. While watching the […]
Background “Historic Hotels in Washington, DC | The Mayflower.” Mayflower, www.themayflowerhotel.com/history/. Web 18 Feb. 2017. This source offers descriptive and insightful information on the history of the Mayflower Hotel. Being the hotels main source of information, this website educates its readers on the historical happenings and event of the hotel throughout the past two decades. […]
The Promenade Ballroom in the Mayflower hotel features extraordinary skylights and detailed paintings throughout. A step inside this ballroom transports you into timeless luxury. Many of the chandeliers are original chandeliers to the hotel and this particular ballroom hosted many presidential events similar to those held in the Grand Ballroom.
This is a photo of the signage located outside of each of the hotels ballrooms. This particular sign explains that the luxurious Grand Ballroom was host to many Inaugural Events such as the Inaugural Ball of President Coolidge in 1925 as well as John Kennedy. This ballroom is truly a landmark in history.