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Acacia Hotel - Showing Platte Avenue with Pike's Peak in Distance
"The Acacia Park Hotel opened on July 7, 1907 to cater to tourists and business travelers visiting the Pike Peak region. When a fourth story was added in 1910, the 150-room building was called "one of few stylish hotels" in Colorado Springs. The upscale Acacia, with its roughly H-shaped design on the upper stories, boasted "all outside rooms", as well as electric lights, steam heat, telephones, music in the evenings, a café, ballroom, beautiful furnishings, and sample rooms for travelling salesmen..." www.springsgov.com