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Gardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
Gardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
TitleGardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1938?
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of five-story brick hotel building. There is a prominant cornice at the top of the building. Above one of the entrances to the building is a canopy with the word "Gardner Hotel Cafe Entrance" on it. There are several automobiles and pedestrians in the scene. Appears to be taken in winter with snow on the ground. Hotel located on the southwest corner of Roberts Street and 1st Avenue N. A string of garland visible over street at left side of image.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Traffic signs & signals
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Organization NameGardner Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street - 0-26 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Roberts Street
Fargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N. - 600 block
Fargo (N.D.) - 1st Avenue N.
Item Number2023.L-31
Negative Number2023.L-31 (5x7 plastic)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 17 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/History"At the north end of the block is the Gardner Hotel, built in 1908 from plans by the Hancock Brothers. It is the most elaborate Classical Revival structure in downtown Fargo. Note the paired bricketed metal cornice and foliated metal frieze, the brick quoins at the corners of the walls, the stone balustrade over the Roberts Street enterance, and the egg and dart trim at the tops of the corner piers above the first story." From Fargo's Heritage, by Norene A. Roberts. 1983.
Bibliographic ReferenceRoberts, Norene A. Fargo's Heritage. Fargo, N.D.: Fargo Heritage Society, 1983. p.55.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.L-31)
Digital IDrs002048
Original SourceNegative
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