Historic Hotels of America® is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award. Stanley Turkel has been named the recipient of the Historic Hotels of America Historian of the Year Award for 2020. This is the third time Turkel has won this prestigious award.
Stanley Turkel is a champion of history and, especially, of historic hotels. Through his many books, he has made an extraordinary contribution to documenting the great histories and stories of the most iconic and legendary hotels built over the past 200+ years? Here are just a few of the ten books he has researched and written over the past decade: Great American Hotel Architects: Volume I; Great American Hotel Architects Volume 2; Hotel Mavens: Lucius M. Boomer, George C. Boldt and Oscar of the Waldorf; Hotel Mavens: Volume 2: Henry Morrison Flagler, Henry Bradley Plant, Carl Graham Fisher; and Built to Last 100+ Year-Old Hotels West of the Mississippi. Stanley Turkel researches and writes the wonderful Nobody Asked Me But…series including more than 240 wonderful vignettes about the history of iconic and legendary historic hotels.
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