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Commodore Hotel Astoria

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  • The Commodore Hotel is an Art Deco-style hotel in Portland, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1925 by Herman Brookman, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Astoria is a station of the M2 (East-West) line of the Budapest Metro, under the eponymous square, Astoria.
  • Astoria is the debut album from the Los Angeles rock band The Shys. It was released in June 2006.
  • A section of northwestern Queens in New York City, noted for its large Greek-American population
  • Astoria is a Jugendstil office building at Keizersgracht 174-176 in Amsterdam, built in 1904-1905 als the headquarters of the Eerste Hollandsche Levensverzekerings Bank insurance company.
  • A city in northwestern Oregon, near the mouth of the Columbia River on the Pacific coast; pop. 10,069. In the 19th century it was a noted fur-trading center
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Astoria; or, Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains.
Astoria; or, Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains.
Title: Astoria; or, Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains.

Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions

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in the room the women come and go // talking of michelangelo
And I have known the arms already, known them all— Arms that are braceleted and white and bare [But in the lamplight, downed with light brown hair!] It is perfume from a dress That makes me so digress? Arms that lie along a table, or wrap about a shawl. And should I then presume? And how should I begin? ~The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock, by T.S. Eliot Pinhole self portrait, 480 seconds, Commodore Hotel, Astoria.
Commodore Hotel
Commodore Hotel
The Commodore Hotel is a historic hotel, abandoned for many years, then renovated. The pictures in the background show the state of the hotel (and finds) before renovation started.

commodore hotel astoria
commodore hotel astoria
Washington Irving: Three Western Narratives: A Tour on the Prairie / Astoria / The Adventures of Captain Bonneville (Library of America)
America’s first internationally acclaimed author, Washington Irving, was also one of the first to write about its then far-western frontier. After seventeen years in Europe, the famous author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” returned to America and undertook an extensive three-month journey through present-day Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Describing scenery and inhabitants with an eye to romantic sublimity and celebrating the frontiersman’s “secret of personal freedom,” Irving published his account of that journey in 1835 as A Tour on the Prairies, an early and distinctly American depiction of the young nation’s borderland and its native inhabitants.
Irving followed up this eyewitness account with two works that chart the dramatic and tumultuous history of the early American fur trade, very much in the spirit of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales. Astoria (1836) recounts John Jacob Astor’s attempt to establish a commercial empire in the Pacific Northwest. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville (1837) is a lively saga of exploration among the mountains, rivers, and deserts of the Far West. While working closely from original documents, Irving wrote also as a mythologist of the vast spaces traversed by “Sindbads of the wilderness.” In these three compelling narratives he opened up a crucial region of the American literary imagination influencing such authors as Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville.