External Article 1 June 2019
The Liberty, Boston.source: The Liberty
Union Station Hotel, Nashville.source: Union Station Hotel
The Chicago Athletic Hotel, Chicago.source: Chicago Athletic Hotel
The Pestana Amsterdam Riverside Hotel.source: Pestana Amsterdam Hotel
Ovolo Woolloomooloo Hotel, Sydney.source: Ovolo Woolloomooloo
The Courthouse Hotel, Shoreditch, London.source: The Courthouse Hotel
For your next travel adventure, why stay in a regular hotel when you can stay in a famous jail? Or a train station?
There’s a new flock of hotels, in the U.S. and abroad, that are part of the adaptive re-use movement, where existing buildings are recycled and refurbished into something new. Here are some examples of adapted hotels, identified by room booking app HotelTonight.
Consider The Liberty in Boston, for example. A large city jail completed in 1851, the jail housed criminals for over 100 years until inmates revolted in protest over poor living conditions. The last inmates were moved out of the jail during Memorial Day 1990.
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