A Key From The Past And A Look Back At Duluth’s Spalding Hotel

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The Spalding Hotel lobby in downtown Duluth on July 1, 1963 – a few months before it was demolished. (News-Tribune file photo)

Thursday’s News Tribune has a story on a key from the Spalding Hotel – a downtown Duluth landmark demolished 53 years ago – turning up at the main post office this week.

It’s been a few years since we shared old photos of the hotel on here, so it seemed like an opportune time to do so.

Click here to read a News Tribune article from 2013 marking the 50th anniversary of the hotel’s demolition.

And click here, here, here and here to view many more old photos of the hotel that was located at the corner of Fifth Avenue West and Superior Street.

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