Rockford Civic Newcomers Club – March 1971, Faust

Source: Rockford Civic Newcomers Club, 1971 Scrapbook

Faust Hotel

small fire, 12/23/2010, presumed started by workmen on exterior of building.
4th and 5th floors affected by some smoke.

photo of lobby, 1947-53, p50 Rockford 1920 and Beyond
R 977.331 J669r

photo of Viking Grill, p 50 Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r
photo of Recreation Alley and The Pub, p51 Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r
photo of Old Colony Room, p51 Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r
photo of exterior, 1957 Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r

Source: Rockford 1920 and Beyond R 977.331 J669r

 

 

 

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