|The Dodge Hotel in the 1930s.|
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Monday, April 11, 2011
Magnificent Union Station, opened in 1907, was designed as a ceremonial gateway to Washington, welcoming visitors from far and wide. In the decades after it was built, countless thousands of newcomers got off their trains and wandered out on to the plaza in front of the station in search of a place to stay. Of the many hotels that were built in the immediate vicinity to accommodate these customers, perhaps the most unusual of them all was the Dodge.
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