By Dorothy Rochon Powers
For the Spokesman-Review
(This article first appeared on June 27, 1985.)
This column is not for the “greats.”
It’s not for the presidents, statesmen, entertainers and heads of foreign governments who have stayed at the world-famous Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane.
Rather, it’s for those of us here in Spokane who have lived with the grande dame of our hotels all these years and who will feel nostalgic sadness when her heart stops this weekend.