The Seelbach Main Dining Room ca 1910
"Main Dining Room
The Seelbach, Louisville, Ky."
ca. 1910

The gilded former Main Dining Room was in the area that now 
houses the "Old Seelbach Bar," just off the lobby.  Today, the 
main dining room is in the "Oak Room" on the mezzanine, which 
was designed as the hotel's billiard parlor.  Unfortunately, we do 
not yet have any vintage views of the Oak Room, a full-paneled 
room with secret doors leading to some of the many secret passageways 
throughout the hotel.  No wonder that this hotel was once a favorite of 
gangsters such as Al Capone.

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