Hotel California

Opened in 1903, The Potter Hotel in Santa Barbara ….. a romantic setting, an international reputation, a mysterious fire…..You can just imagine can’t you? the clothes, the cars, World War 1…luxury along the wild coast of California ……IMG_1798


Coronado Hotel and Tent city in San Diego Postcard ….such an incredibly rich history…but features the start in 1900 of tent city a less expensive than the Coronado Hotel peaked in 1914 with 10,000 visitors. IMG_1911


On the corner of Sixth and Alvarado Los Angeles California the beautiful Leighton Hotel (now the Ansonia Apartments) viewed from Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park Lake) has been used in many television shows and films …the site of a grisly murder suicide ..





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