Man, they must have been delighted when the bath-room ratio worked out to be 1:1.


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The Robert E. Lee finally shut its doors in 1971. To many, its closure represented the changing pace of modern life.

"Motels and hamburgers — that's what caused the downfall of this hotel," longtime waiter Bernard Cardwell told the Winston-Salem Journal at the time of the Robert E. Lee's closing.