What is a Palm Court?

Fast Fact: What is a Palm Court? In mid Victorian times, explorers returned to London with exotic plants. Showing off a palm tree required an atrium – a glass domed space. In mansions and hotels, they were filled with exotic plants, cane chairs and tables, and became performance spaces.

 

Illustration: -In the Palm House Near Potsdam Artist: Carl Blechen Circa 1834