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Gardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
Gardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
TitleGardner Hotel, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1969-07
DescriptionView of the Gardner Hotel showing the northeast corner of the five-story brick structure. There is a prominant cornice at the top of the building. Marquee on the north side of the building says "The Silver Moon. Free one hour parking for cafe patrons". There is a crescent shaped moon sign advertizing Silver Moon Cafe over the entry on the east side of the building. A sign in the foreground states "Park-in shop, free parking with stamps". Several automobiles on the street.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Hotels
Electric signs
Parking lots
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Organization NameGardner Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
Silver Moon Cafe (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 Number2054.15.206
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 12 cm.
Transcription"July 69" - Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
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.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionOscar Forness Photograph Collection 2054
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2054.15.206)
Digital IDrs004658
Original SourcePhotograph
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