Hotel chain founder has properties of distinction
Many years ago, the late Conrad Hilton, whose name remains emblazoned on hotels and more properties all over the world, was certainly a leader in what was then a man’s world of hotel impressarios. At one time back in the 1970s, when he was a client of our office, we planned the design and decoration for areas of the Beverly Hills Hotel, which is now known as the Beverly Hilton.
The world has changed, and today I am lucky enough to know a hotelier who has her name on a number of hotels and resorts around the world as the creator of the Rosewood Hotel Co. — Caroline Rose Hunt. I have known this charming Texan for some 35 years, maybe more. Her hotels of distinction have included the Mansion at Turtle Creek as well as the famous Hotel Crescent Court, both in Dallas.
The Crescent was built and designed under the watchful eye of this dynamo of culture and spirited style. It was she who developed an area of Dallas that, prior to the Crescent Hotel’s birth, would have been a hard sell for any building of note.
In all, Rosewood has 22