|Fourth Street, Cincinnati (1908)|
The a la carte menu below from the Sinton Hotel reflects the exuberant and confident mood in the city that day. It was a time in American history that would be remembered as the “good years.”²
1. When the Hotel Sinton was demolished in 1960s, some of the locally-made Rookwood Pottery tile panels in the dining room were preserved at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The hotel is often remembered as the place where eight players of the visiting Chicago White Sox allegedly agreed to throw the 1919 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds.
2. Henry Allen, What it Felt Like: Living in the American Century (1999).