Historical Images of Porter County

Beverly Shores Hotel, Beverly Shore, Ind.
Beverly Shores, Indiana

Date: Circa 1945
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Curt Teich (#4B-H649)
Postmark: Postmarked, but no date or location indicated
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: This image represents the west elevation of the Beverly Shores Hotel, which was located on the northwest corner of Broadway and Jones Avenue. The hotel consisted of 32 rooms, was designed by architect Elmer William Marx, and built by Beverly Shores Construction Company. The hotel opened in June 1934 and was converted into the Beverly Shores Rest Home in March 1952. Acquired by the National Park Service, the structure was destroyed by fire in October 1974. The west elevation included a botanical garden of native plants that was designed by Louise Van Hees Young. The image below shows the Pool of Peace in the foreground, the Turtle Bridge in the midground, and the hotel in the background.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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