Frederick Hotel

LOCATION 810 O Street
CITY Loup City, NE
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Constructed in 1913 the Frederick Hotel is significant for its association with the commercial development of Loup City and the building boom of second-generation hotels that was occurring statewide during the first quarter of the twentieth century. The hotels built druing this period, as exemplified by the Frederick, were multistory, brick buildings that offered the most modern conveniences and caterd especially to businessmen who traveled on the railroad. Aside form providing pleasant quarters for travelers, the new hotels became the symbols of prospering communities with a bright future. For this reason, towns and cities of all sizes thought it was important to showcase a “modern” hotel as an indication of their prominent standing in the state. It is within this context the importance of the Frederick Hotel is realized.