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Old Posted Apr 1, 2013, 1:51 AM
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Hotel Alvarado

This John C. Austin-designed hotel was on the NE corner of 6th and Alvarado. I'm not sure when it was built, but it's on the 1906 Sanborn Map. It looks like it had a large roof garden:

USC Digital -



1970s, looking west on 6th at Alvarado. The stripped-down Hotel Alvarado, with commercial storefronts added along the sidewalk, is at right:


Apparently the Hotel Alvarado was closed after a bad fire in the early 1980s:

This is what's on the NE corner of 6th and Alvarado today:

GSV 2011
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