The Hidden History: What the Westin Washington D.C. City Center Teaches Us About Thomas Circle

No one walks by the Westin Washington D.C. City Center and thinks, “Wow, what an amazing building! I bet I could learn a lot about D.C. from it”. It does not happen. Anyone who passes by the hotel probably does not think about it at all unless it is the hotel that they are staying […]

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Annotated Bibliography 10

Mackey, Caroline. “Westin DC City Center Renovation.” Youtube, 29 Jul. 2016, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNynsp2yztc This source is a three minute time lapse video of the interior renovations of the Westin Washington D.C. City Center. The video was posted in the summer of 2016 and was posted by the Corporate Administrator at Humphrey Rich Construction Group, Incorporated. The […]

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Annotated Bibliography 9

Knight, Jerry. “M St. Luxury Hotel Planned.” The Washington Post, 17 Nov. 1979, http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/147094798?accountid=8285. This is an article published in the Washington Post in 1979. It is about how Hilton International Co. is planning on building a new hotel on M Street by Thomas Circle. The hotel will have 400 rooms and cost about $40 […]

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Forgey, Benjamin. “Vista’s Showy Spaces.” The Washington Post, 19 Feb. 1983, http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/138087553?accountid=8285. This article was published in the Washington Post in 1983 and is about the opening of the Vista International Hotel, a hotel in Thomas Circle. It explains how the new hotel does not really have that Washington D.C. feel and that it would […]

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Faiola, Anthony. “Hilton Partnership to Sell the Vista Hotel for $46 Million.” The Washington Post, 02 Nov.1996, http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1033942112?accountid=8285. This article was published in the Washington Post in 1996 and is about how the Hilton International Co. sold the Vista International hotel for $46 Million to Interstate Hotel Company. With the change in ownership the hotel […]

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