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York Hotel
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Exterior of the York Hotel
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General information
Type Hotel
Architectural style Federation Anglo-Dutch architecture
Address 259 Hannan Street
Town or city Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Construction started 1900
Completed 1901
Opened 23 February 1901
Client Mr Laslett
Technical details
Floor count 2
Design and construction
Architect Daniel T Edmunds
Type State Registered Place
Designated 9 February 1996
Reference no. 1307

The York Hotel is a heritage hotel on Hannan Street, in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Location

The hotel is located at 259 Hannan Street, between Wilson and Cassidy Streets.

History

The hotel was built by John Crothers in 1900-1901 for landlord and proprietor, Henry Edward Laslett. It was designed as a two-storey building in the Federation Anglo-Dutch style by architect Daniel T Edmunds, who also designed the City Markets, another historic landmark building in Kalgoorlie. The foundation stone was laid on 5 September 1900.

The hotel opened on 23 February 1901. It was leased to Peter McLachlan, who had previously served as the manager of McPhair's Hotel on Collins Street in Melbourne. The facade was renovated in 1974 and 1985.

It still serves as a hotel and a restaurant.

Photographs

The hotel is one of the more photographed buildings in Kalgoorlie due to its design.

Heritage value

The hotel was classified by the National Trust of Australia (WA) on 7 May 1977. It was also entered onto the Register of the National Estate by the Australian Heritage Commission on 21 October 1980. Additionally, it has been listed on the State Heritage Register since 9 February 1996.

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