An oasis of calm in the epicenter of Portland, Hotel Lucia is home to the world’s largest permanent collection of black and white photographs by Pulitzer prize-winner David Hume Kennerly.
400 SW Broadway, Portland OR 97205
503 225 1717
Hotel Lucia houses the world’s largest permanent collection of black and white photographs by Pulitzer prize-winning photographer and Oregon native David Hume Kennerly. Kennerly won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize at age 25 and served as President Gerald R. Ford’s personal photographer. He has photographed eight wars, as many U.S. presidents and countless celebrities.
Things are getting sweeter in Portland, Oregon thanks to Provenance Hotels. The chain’s Hotel Lucia, Hotel deLuxe and Sentinel properties have teamed with Bee Local, an artisan honey producer from Portland, to become the first hotels in the city with sustainable honeybee hives on their rooftops.
Toronto Star, 2014
The recently updated 128-room Hotel Lucia, keeps customers happy with organic minibars, natural brand toiletries and in-room menus offering, pre-loaded iPods and books.
A wall in the lobby of Portland’s Hotel Lucia became the first permanent installation of futuristic social art. Like a scene from The Outer Limits, Intel Labs has installed a massive projector with custom software and optical sensors to display images from Instagram... The immersive experience blends science fiction, social media, and art, allowing users to tag their emotional response and complete the circle by uploading their own photos to the wall.
Travel + Leisure, 2013