2014.018.BB.0270 a | Augusta Museum of History

Bon Air Hotel, Exterior


Fitz-Symms Distinctive Photography Studio


13 July 1952


The Bon Air Vanderbilt Hotel was built in 1889 and was designed by Willis Irvin, a local architect who provided drawings for the Bon Air Hotel, Partridge Inn, and also churches and schools in Georgia and South Carolina. Due to a fire that consumed the hotel on February 4, 1921 the building had to be rebuilt and was finally reopened in 1923.

Credit Line

Donation is given in memory of Robert Symms, AASP, M. Photog. Cr. GFD & GSD, by Kirk and Lora Baxley.



Object ID

2014.018.BB.0270 a

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