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A Break With the Past
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TitleA Break With the Past
AbstractThe Raphael Hotel is now under new management, recently bought for an undisclosed price by Lighthouse Properties LLC of Salina, Kansas. The 123-room hotel has been placed on the top of the list for the 500 best hotels in the world as chosen by Travel + Leisure magazine. The Pistilli family has owned the hotel for the past 30 years. The Raphael, located at 325 Ward Parkway on the Country Club Plaza, dates to 1927 when it opened as the Villa Serena apartments. Article includes picture of Cynthia Pistilli Savage and quotes her in the article.
NotesTravel + Leisure magazine "announced that the Country Club Plaza landmark made its annual 'T+L 500: World's Best Hotels' list for 2012" (Spaces, March 2012, p. 158 [MVSC Q 977.8411 S732].
DateJanuary 5, 2005
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Hotels
Local SubjectCountry Club Plaza
Pistilli Family
Villa Serena Apartments
Raphael Hotel
Savage, Cynthia Pistilli
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID215112
CONTENTdm number29235
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