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Hotel Sterling

47-65 West Market Street
Wilkes-Barre PA United States

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Finished1922
  Destroyed2006
Floor Count14
Building Uses
 - hotel
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - beaux arts
Materials
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof175 ft
elevatorhouse
Main roof163 ft
main roof deck

Description
- The tower was added in 1928 by New York architects Warren and Wetmore, designers of Grand Central Station.

- The original Hotel Sterling of 1897 is a flat-roofed Renaissance palazzo style building clad in rough-faced limestone. This was the first Neo-Classical Revival building in Wilkes-Barre, marking the end of Victorian influence.

- Architect: Warren & Wetmore

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