Leland Hotel

Leland Hotel (HM1RX4)

Location: Aurora, IL 60506 Kane County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 45.482', W 88° 18.921'

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1928

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Designed by Anker Sveere Graven and Arthur Guy Mayger in 1928, it was the tallest building in Illinois outside of Chicago. In addition to being a first-class hotel, it became an important entertainment center. In the 1930's it was the recording studio for some of the most influential Blues musicians in the Golden Age of Blues Recording. This plaque honors this historic building, and these artists.
John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
Harmonica Legend
Big Bill Broonzy
Guitar/Singer
Hudson "Tampa Red" Whittaker
The Guitar Wizard
Yank Rachell
Mandolin
"Robert Night Hawk"
Robert Lee McCoy
Guitar
Bill "Jazz" Gillam
Harmonica
Big Joe Williams
Guitar
Washboard Sam
Washboard
Lester Melrose
Producer
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HM NumberHM1RX4
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 390653 N 4623747
Decimal Degrees41.75803333, -88.31535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.482', W 88° 18.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 28.92" N, 88° 18' 55.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)630
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 S Stolp Ave, Aurora IL 60506, US
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