Lamar Bathhouse

Lamar Bathhouse (HM15YN)

Location: Hot Springs, AR 71901 Garland County
Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.738', W 93° 3.222'

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The present masonry Lamar Bathhouse, completed in 1923, has a symmetrical, California style of architecture. The large lobby contains nostalgic murals of historic landscapes, and country scenes.Art Deco stairs, signs, and lights decorated the building. Advertising "a tub for every-sized person," the Lamar Bathhouse also featured a large sun porch to promote "natural health".

Like many Victorian bathhouses the wooden 1890s Lamar Bathhouse had "sitckwork" decorations and railed roof walkways. An investigator wrote of the buildings' vulnerability.

"All agree that the vapor from the hot water rots all timber with which it comes in contact in remarkable short time?No more wooden buildings should be allowed."
HM NumberHM15YN
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 495070 N 3818962
Decimal Degrees34.51230000, -93.05370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.738', W 93° 3.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 44.28" N, 93° 3' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)501
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 511-543 Central Ave, Hot Springs AR 71901, US
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