Hilton Capitol Center

Hilton Capitol Center (HM1YV7)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70801 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 27', W 91° 11.297'

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Where Huey Slept

One of 200 Historic Hotels of America, the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center was first built in 1927 as the Hotel Heidelberg, the city's first luxury hotel and site of noteworthy social and political events. Governor Huey P. Long kept an unofficial residence on the fifth floor and allegedly dodged reporters by using the building's underground tunnel. In 2006, a $65 million restoration project brought back the hotel - and tunnel - after years of decline. The 290-room complex features a day spa, fine dining restaurant, bar and coffee shop.
HM NumberHM1YV7
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Date Added Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673956 N 3370044
Decimal Degrees30.45000000, -91.18828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27', W 91° 11.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 0" N, 91° 11' 17.82" W
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Area Code(s)225, 337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 338-344 3rd St, Baton Rouge LA 70801, US
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