Hotel Touraine (1897-1966) in Boston, Massachusetts dry pack waterproof case, was a residential hotel on the corner of Tremont Street and Boylston Street, near the Boston Common. The architecture firm of Winslow and Wetherell designed the 11-story building in the Jacobethan style, constructed of „brick and limestone youth football uniform set;“ its „baronial“ appearance was „patterned inside and out after a 16th-century chateau of the dukes of Touraine.“ It had dining rooms and a circulating library. Owners included Joseph Reed Whipple and George A. Turain.
Among the guests: boxer Max Baer, actor Stanley Bell, Diamond Jim Brady, George Gershwin dirty football socks, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow, Pietro Mascagni, Mitch Miller, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., and Henry Bradford Endicott. Events included an exhibition in the 1960s of the Boston Negro Artists Association, and performances by the „Theater Company of Boston.“ The hotel closed in 1966 and became an apartment building.
Detail of 1890s map of Boston clearance football socks, showing Hotel Touraine
The hotel’s fleet of chauffeured cars, 1906
Hotel library, ca.1910
Hotel Touraine (at right), Masonic Temple (at left), 1903
Former Hotel Touraine (at right), Masonic Temple (at left), 2010