The Beatles stayed at the Vernon Manor. George Bush and Nancy Reagan stayed there. The movie “Rain Man” used it for shots inside and out.
It seemed to be a thriving hotel although some people had mixed reviews of it. It was a community gathering place from 1924 to 2009. So what happened? No one seemed to know for months. It was very bad news for the Journal Club because it was our main meeting place for 8 years.
Children’s Hospital of course bought it and is renovating it for office space. I wish the hotel was still in business. I miss the place and the people who worked there that I got to know so well. Some pictures of the Vernon Manor are included on this page. If you have something that you would like to say about the demise of the Vernon Manor or stories that you would like to tell about it, please send the information to me and I will be glad to put it on the site.