Faust Hotel – History

named after Levin Faust

Source: 1852-1952 Rockford Centennial 977.33 R65

see also Tebala Towers, photo being built. Cost $2.5 million to build in 1928

Source: Rockfordiana-Historic Houses and Landmarks-4, page 2

photo of exterior, 1936, p48 photo of Rainbow Room, 1936,page 48 photo of Coffee Shop, 1938, page 49

photo of Terrace Lounge, page 49

Source: Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r

“Raft race entries sail down river” – 1981

Raft race entries

Source:  Rockford Register Star July 5, 1981