In the Heart of Things: Splendid room, with adjoining bath, $2.00

From The Charlottetown Guardian, February 10, 1914, an advertisement for the Hotel Martinique in New York City, at the corner of 32nd and Broadway:

From Google Streetview, the Hotel Martinique today, now the Radisson Martinique:

In the intervening 100 years, the Martinique was a “notorious welfare hotel.” Today the hotel lists it’s lowest average daily rate at $175.00.