Green’s Hotel – 8th and Chestnut

Here’s an advertisement for Green’s Hotel from the program/souvenir booklet for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater back in 1901.

Electric lights and modern conveniences!

Dining Room, Green’s Hotel, Ph... Digital ID: 79537. New York Public Library
Tom Green created quite a stir a few years later by fitting up, at Green’s Hotel, Eighth and Chestnut Streets, for that day, a very showy barroom. One of its novel features was a ceiling effect suggestive of the Arctic, with tapering icicles and vistas of shimmering snow and frost.

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