Chautauqua - An American Narrative

A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 2m 14s

Take a visual tour of the Athenaeum Hotel, one of the most recognizable structures on the Chautauqua grounds. Built in 1881 to house visting speakers, the hotel continues to serve guests on the grounds today. The Hotel is an example of the Second Empire Style of architecture and offers a stunning view of Chautauqua Lake.

Aired: 01/31/11

Rating: NR

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