• Peoria Ill. Adams Street, Looking North

    Raphael Tuck & Sons'

    A view of the 200 block of South Adams from Liberty St. toward Fulton St. On the left is Model Clothing Co. at 221-23 South Adams, Salzenstein & Co. clothing at 215 So. Adams. On the right is the awni…

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  • 4708 Niagara Hotel, Peoria, Ill.

    United Postal Co., Publishers

    This hotel was built in early 1890's and was located at 108-110 SW Jefferson Avenue. It began as a three-story building in 1875, then in 1893 four more stories were added by William F. Becker. The bui…

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  • National Hotel---Peoria, Ill. Peoria Souvenir Co., Box 367

    Peoria Souvenir Co

    The New National Hotel was the former home of Robert G. Ingersoll, famous politician and lawyer. Located on the northeast corner of Jefferson & Hamilton Blvd., it was built in 1883 and razed in July 1…

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  • Jefferson Hotel, Peoria, Ill.

    C. E. Wheelock & Co. Peoria Ill

    Located at the corner of Jefferson Ave and Liberty.

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  • Hotel Fey, Peoria, Illinois 437 C. U. Williams, Photoette. Bloomington, Ill.

    C. U. Williams Bloomington, Illinois

    Built in 1885 this structure was originally a 4-story office building located on the northeast corner of Adams and Liberty. It was converted into a hotel in 1892 and used until 1935. It was razed in 1…

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  • 4706 Mayer Hotel, Peoria, Ill.

    United Postal Co., Publishers

    This 5 story brick hotel was built by David Mayer in 1907 at 200 NE Adams St. at the corner with Hamilton St. It was sold to two Chicago owners in 1955. On February 14, 1963 it burned to the ground wi…

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