In With The Old: New hotels give old buildings fresh identities

“Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.” –Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

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Hotels with Religious Roots

From the first convent for African American nuns on not-so-saintly Bourbon Street to a temple-turned-treehouse, these Stash hotels have some holy history. The Priory Hotel | Pittsburgh, PA Alright gumshoe, you guessed it —The Priory Hotel was once a priory. In 1888, the Benedictine monks built the priory as an addition to St. Mary’s Church. […]

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