The McCurdy opened in 1917 and had a 52-year run before it went bankrupt in 1969. Does not appear to be a going concern today.

F. Harold's dad founded a chain of hotels, and as for the man himself: "The bare recital of the outline of Mr. Van Orman's activities such as limited space allows, hardly gives a true picture of the ceaseless energy that dominates his daily work not the genial spirit with which he greets all with whom he comes in contact regardless of the pressure of his work . . . To watch him work at his desk for even an hour is an inspiration to the casual observer."

Perhaps tours were arranged.