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Property Name Commodore Apartment Hotel
Reference Number 13000218
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Town Wichita
Street Address 222 E. Elm Street; 601 N. Broadway Avenue, Wichita, KS
Multiple Property Submission Name Residential Resources of Wichita MPS
Status Listed 05/01/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture
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The Commodore Apartment Hotel is nominated to the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion Cas an excellent example of the Apartment Hotel Building subtype of the Multi-Family Residence/Apartment Building property type identified in the Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF) entitled Residential Resources of Wichita. The building was designed by Kansas City-based architect Nelle Elizabeth Peters, who specialized in the design of apartment buildings and hotels, and developed by American diplomat and Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley.


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