The answer to everything seemed to be Atlantic City.
The Breakers Hotel was originally a five story hotel under the name Hotel Rudolf, in existence since 1895. After a few decades of operation, Joel and Julian Hillman purchased and renamed the hotel the Breakers. The hotel underwent an extensive renovation, adding 7 stories, a banquet hall, a bathhouse, a rooftop restaurant, a façade overlooking the beach, and a special dietary kitchen. In 1931, the hotel was repurchased by Emmanuel Katz who made it the first hotel in Atlantic City to observe Kosher dietary laws. It catered mainly to Jewish clientele and was known as the "Aristocrat of Kosher hotels".
Dramaturgy for the Ragtime musical and novel.
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