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Atlantic Hotel Historic Marker, Missoula, MT

Atlantic Hotel - National Register of Historic Places Ref # 90000652, date listed 19900430

. 519 N. Higgins Ave.

. Missoula, MT (Missoula County)

. The construction of the Milwaukee Road and the reconstruction of the Northern Pacific Railroad through Missoula sparked a second railroad-era building boom in the early twentieth century. The need for accommodations for both railroad workers and passengers occasioned the construction of several hotels at the city’s north end near the depot. The Atlantic Hotel was one such establishment, designed by Missoula’s most celebrated turn-of-the-twentieth-century architect, A. J. Gibson. Completed in 1902, the ground floor included a barber shop, saloon, and restaurant with the “best meals in the city.” (1)

. References (1) Montana History

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