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Fred Harvey Facilities in Union Station
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TitleFred Harvey Facilities in Union Station
AbstractMary Colter had done the original decorating for Fred Harvey and his space at Union Station. When they needed renovating, he asked Mary Colter to do it again. This included a restaurant and cocktail shop (Westport Room), a drugstore and a novelty shop. She choose to decorate with historical murals depicting the area's history. Hildreth Meiere of New York was asked to paint the murals.
NotesMary Colter lived in an apartment in Kansas City for 25 years (1915-1940) while she worked for Fred Harvey. He moved his headquarters from Kansas City to Chicago in 1938.
AuthorVirginia L Grattan
DateJune 14, 1905
SourceMary Colter: Builder Upon the Red Earth
Location720.92 C72zg
Chapter Title4-Buildings and Interiors, 1929-1941
Local SubjectColter, Mary E.
Union Station--Interior
Harvey, Fred H.
Meiere, Hildreth
Westport Room
Item TypeBook
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Item ID213936
CONTENTdm number10563
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