Or the Corbett; it depended. You knew you were in the lesser joint when it wasn’t on the front of the book.

The Apartment Hotel had a short chapter in American residential history, but it’s rich: at the turn of the century, apartment hotels served transients, newcomers, upperclass folk who wanted a pied a terre. They were furnished, and usually had a common kitchen or restaurant.

Apartment Motel, though, that’s a different one. That’s for people who knew they’d be leaving town eventually. Just a question of when.