CORPORATIONS: Room Service, Please

At a Philadelphia ceremony attended by Mayor Joseph S. Clark Jr. and other civic leaders last week, Sheraton Corp.'s President Ernest Henderson marked a notable corporation milestone. For the first time in its 16-year history, the world's second biggest hotel chain will build a hotel. The Philadelphia Sheraton, to be started this month, will be a $15 million, 900-room building faced in limestone, glass and metal ; it will be ready for occupancy by midsummer 1956. Construction will also start this month in New Haven on another new Sheraton, a 350-room hotel with a 180-car basement garage. Cost $5,000,000.


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