The Gables on Geneseo has had many faces over the years, but has now been restored to its original beauty. The interior features a large foyer with open staircase, a beautiful working blue tiled fireplace, rich oak woodwork and pocket doors, a stained glass, beveled glass windows that splash sunlight that enhance the sparkle of crystal chandeliers. She welcomes guest into her lovingly restored rooms to partake of her old world charm. Chris and Pat Mullaney have put a lot of hard work and elbow grease to restore this house to its original beauty. The Gables now serves as a bed and breakfast and opens her arms to guests to enjoys its treasures. The Gables has a mixed past that threaten her original design. Back in 1895 a large scale cattle producer, Lewis J. Metcalf began to ship cattle via train to Chicago. Having land investments in the Storm Lake area, Metcalf decided to settle his family in this booming town. He purchased an older house on 226 Geneseo. He felt that that home was not fitting to his status in the community and decided on something grander than the home that.
The hotel debuts the super-glam rock 'n' roll suite Friday, with significant proceeds benefiting Bono and Bobby Shriver's celeb-loved AIDS-fighting organization (RED). Designer Jonathan Adler has once again used his talents for a good cause. The potter and author was the first one Hyatt and (RED) — Bono and Bobby Shriver’s AIDS-fighting organization — called when they decided to collaborate on a (RED)-inspired suite at the Andaz West Hollywood. "He’s a longtime supporter of the organization, and they thought his eclectic style would be perfect for this project," says Hyatt CMO Maryam Banikarim of the offering at the hotel that was once a legendary hangout for the likes of The Who, The... For the debut partnership between Hyatt and (RED) — for which 30 percent of each guest booking goes to the organization — Adler completely redid a corner king suite on the 12th floor of the Andaz, formerly known as the Riot House. "And hotels are my favorite spaces to design, so when I got the chance to combine the two, my chakras began to tingle. To Adler, design can do more than look good — it can do good, too.