General Questions

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  • A series of square holes ran up the East side of the tower until the 1983 remodel. What were these for? The stairwell ran along that area - windows in the stairwell maybe?

  • A minor re-branding for a portion of the hotel took place after 1983 called Festival Place. What was it?

  • What happened to the Landmark Jewelry shop which occupied the elevator lobby after the 1970's? Was it still there into the 80's?


  • Towers -> Mandarin Room (moved from 29th floor in 1971) -> ?

  • House of Prime Rib -> ?

  • Club 27 -> ?

  • Where was the Casa Maria? Did it replace the Cascade Terrace?

  • Was the buffet up in the tower? 27th floor? What did it replace?

  • What did the Sunset Room replace? Newspaper ads place it on the 27th floor as early as 1980 and as late as 1986.

  • The 1983 remodel included one of the 27th floor restaurants being redesigned and renamed "Anthony's Seafood and Prime Rib. Did this replace the Prime Rib Room?

  • A sign on the wall of the casino at the time of closing advertised "Visko's of New Orleans". What did this replace?