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Dennis Hotel, Michigan Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, NJ

Dennis Hotel, Michigan Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, NJ

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Summary

Significance: Important as an architectural monument of a gracious and opulent era, and as a major element in the principal surviving portion of Atlantic City's Boardwalk front. Architecturally, the Dennis was less innovative than the neighboring Blenheim, in structure as well as form and decoration. However, its exterior, particularly in its relationship to the Boardwalk and to Michigan Avenue, is especially important, recalling as it does the patterns generated a century ago. In addition, various rooms, notably the public spaces, possess a charm that reiterates the themes of the exterior, and offers a significant aesthetic and environmental expression for the first half of the 20th century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-585
Survey number: HABS NJ-862
Building/structure dates: 1892 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1906 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1920 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1925 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1929 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1978 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Smedley, Walter
Price & Walton
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

atlantic city39.35462, -74.43584
Google Map of 39.3546194, -74.4358379
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