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The Ruby Slipper Hotel....

1950s: The Birth of an Icon

The Ruby Slipper Hotel was founded by visionary entrepreneur Samuel "Sammy" Silverstein, who was inspired by the classic film "The Wizard of Oz." Silverstein aimed to create a hotel that captured the magic and allure of the Emerald City. The hotel opened its doors with a grand ceremony, featuring a performance by Judy Garland, the star of "The Wizard of Oz." This event cemented the Ruby Slipper as a must-visit destination for tourists and celebrities alike.

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