York Hotel, Kalgoorlie facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsYork Hotel
Exterior of the York Hotel
|Lua error in Module:Infobox_mapframe at line 118: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).|
|Architectural style||Federation Anglo-Dutch architecture|
|Address||259 Hannan Street|
|Town or city||Kalgoorlie, Western Australia|
|Opened||23 February 1901|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Daniel T Edmunds|
|Type||State Registered Place|
|Designated||9 February 1996|
The York Hotel is a heritage hotel on Hannan Street, in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
The hotel is located at 259 Hannan Street, between Wilson and Cassidy Streets.
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.
The hotel is one of the more photographed buildings in Kalgoorlie due to its design.
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.
York Hotel, Kalgoorlie Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.