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Location DB > United States > New Jersey > Asbury Park > Ambassador Hotel
Ambassador Hotel
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created by handskills on 8/11/2004 10:01 PM
last modified by ActionSatisfaction Esq. on 11/24/2009 3:26 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Interesting art-deco style hotel. Five floors and a basement. All interior stairwells have disintegrated. Fire escapes still function (barely).
 Basic Information
Type: Abandoned Hotel
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: if you are in Asbury definitley drive past, if you are feeling ballsy check it out
 Physical Information
3rd Ave
Asbury Park, New Jersey
United States
Owner: Asbury Partners (developers)
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • unsafe flooring
  • air quality
  • 2nd - 4th floors have collapsed on top of each other. 5th floor is starting to go as well, squatters... now that Palace is gone and Casino is fairly well locked up Asbury's homeless have moved onto the hotels
  •  Interesting Features
    Great views of Asbury's water front, when you can access a window I've been told that the grand ballroom on the first floor is worth checking out, I was unable to get to it on my visit. Great old neon sign and wacky interior wallpaper.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  • collapsed floors
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
  • a cellphone to call for help in case the floors give out
  •  Recommended Equipment
    camera, beer for friendly squatter-types, brass tacks
    Designed by architect Charles Whetmore (1867-1941) whose firm also designed Grand Central Station.
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     Future Plans
    As with most of Asbury's waterfront district this will be demolished eventually to make way for condos and other architectually bland buildings.

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    Ambassador Hotel
    Sun, Aug 11th, 2002
    posted by handskills
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    Ambassador Hotel
    Sat, May 13th, 2006
    posted by nutekk
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    Category Rating
    Photography 7 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 11/24/2009 6:08 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 24 09 at 18:08, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Nov 24 09 at 15:26, ActionSatisfaction Esq. validated this location
  • on Jul 8 06 at 20:17, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on May 13 06 at 3:45, nutekk added some pictures to a gallery
  • on May 13 06 at 3:44, nutekk updated gallery Ambassador Hotel
  • on May 13 06 at 3:39, nutekk created a new gallery
  • on Nov 26 05 at 22:24, handskills changed the following: Notes for Mods, Status
  • on Aug 11 04 at 23:05, handskills made this location available
  • on Aug 11 04 at 23:05, handskills changed the main information
  • on Aug 11 04 at 22:34, handskills updated basic gallery info
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    You must log in for this feature to work.razed.handskills0118311/26/2005 10:26 PM by handskills
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