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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Behold, more photos from inside the Clermont Hotel!

Since this week's Creative Loafing has been delayed due to Snow Jam 2014, we decided to take one more look back to last week's Clermont Hotel cover story. Here are some additional photos from inside the 89-year-old Poncey-Highland landmark.

On the desk at the check-in counter a slip still sits as if waiting for visitors. Guests without baggage, it reads, will please pay in advance. Who visits a hotel without baggage?
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  • On the check-in counter, a slip for visitors still sits on the desk. "Guests without baggage will please pay in advance," the form reads.

In room 18 an abandoned baggage cart props open a door. A beer can lies on the floor next to it.
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  • An abandoned baggage cart props open room 18's door. A beer can lies on the floor next to it.

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A toilet seat lies in the rubble in a first floor room.
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  • A toilet seat rests amid rubble in a first floor room.

n a small room off the roof is the top of the elevator as if waiting to be rewired and put back to work.
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  • In a small rooftop maintenance room, elevator wires lay idle just above the original shaft.

Hallways feel like the start of a horror movie.
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  • The Clermont's hallways feel like the start of a horror movie.

Abandoned telephones sit in a pile in the corner of a room littered with glow sticks on the floor and old televisions.
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  • In the corner of one room, abandoned telephones have been tossed into a pile next to scattered glow sticks and old televisions.

At the top of the stairs a wall of peeling paint takes on many forms.
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  • At the top of the staircase, paint peels off a wall and appears to take on many different forms.

Some rooms look as if they have never been touched, this bathroom floor remains as hypnotizing as the day it was installed.
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  • Some rooms appear as if they have been untouched since the Clermont Hotel opened. This bathroom floor remains as hypnotizing as the day it was installed.

Graffiti on the wall just says no.

A old telephone on the front desk harkens back to a long ago time when people would need to make a phone call to get the exact time and the weather.
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  • An old telephone on the front desk harkens back to a time when people needed to call a clerk to get the exact time and weather.

Sunlight shines through the a back stairwell window.
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  • Sunlight shines through a back stairwell window.

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