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Hawaiian Roof - Hotel Adelphia, Philadelphia, PA (restaurant)
Dustycajun
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 4401
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-10-29 5:13 pm   Permalink

Name:Hawaiian Roof - Hotel Adelphia
Type:restaurant
Street:
City:Philadelphia
State:PA
Zip:
country:USA
Phone:
Status:defunct

Description:
The Hawaiian Roof was a classic pre-Tiki restaurant located on the roof of the Hotel Adelphia in Philadelphia. Modeled after the famous Hawaiian Room in New York.

I have this postcard that shows the tropical decor, with some nice palm trees and murals.





I also have this matchbook.





Circulating Ice Water?

DC



 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11251
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-10-29 11:00 pm   Permalink

And "wind-swept"? Maybe it was partially open-air on a roof terrace, and they didn't have to pay for the hurricane effects?

 
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