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Monrovia. Hotels, motels, etc.- La Vista Grande

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
La Vista Grande Hotel -- One of Monrovia's several early hotels, La Vista Grande "enjoyed much activity" and was used as a town meeting place for a number of years before it was destroyed by fire.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
La Vista Grande Hotel -- One of Monrovia's several early hotels, La Vista Grande "enjoyed much activity" and was used as a town meeting place for a number of years before it was destroyed by fire.
Item ID
45W
Collection
Paintings
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Contents
1. "Arcadia's guide to dining and lodging." Chamber of Commerce brochure, undated. 2. "Time and vandalism." Daily News Post, August 28, 1974. 3. "Fun's gone." Arcadia Tribune, October 6, 1975. 4. An advertisement for beer traded at Bonita Hotel. Sierra Madre Vista, June 21, 1889. 5. Photocopy…
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1. "Arcadia's guide to dining and lodging." Chamber of Commerce brochure, undated.
2. "Time and vandalism." Daily News Post, August 28, 1974.
3. "Fun's gone." Arcadia Tribune, October 6, 1975.
4. An advertisement for beer traded at Bonita Hotel. Sierra Madre Vista, June 21, 1889.
5. Photocopy of Baldwin Hotel token for grill and bar. Used from 1900 to late 1920's.
6. Brochure of Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant, undated. Two copies with turquoise covers.
7. Brochure of Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant, undated. Two copies with maroon covers.
8. Brochure of Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant, undated. Two copies with grey and green covers.
9. Postcard of Eaton's Santa Anita Restaurant, 1150 West Colorado Boulevard, Arcadia, California, undated.
10. Double picture postcard of Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel , undated.
11. Stationary and envelope from Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel , undated.
12. Postcard of Round Up Motel, 412 East Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, undated.
13. Postcard of Ramada Inn, 130 West Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California, undated.
14. Brochure of Ramada Inn, undated.
15. National chain Grier Motor Inns, Inc. to start here with motor inn scheduled to rise near Arcadia. (February 27) Copied from Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, April 1936-Jan. 1, 1939. Arcadia Historical Society.
16. Autoist-housing project will contain sixteen units. Auto courts will be at 101 West Huntington Drive opposite Santa Anita Recreation Park and will be known as Santa Anita Motor Inn. Sunday Times, May 22. Copied from Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, April 1936-Jan. 1, 1939. Arcadia Historical Society.
17. Santa Anita Motor Inn is highly lauded. Arcadia Daily Tribune, August 25. Copied from Rancho Santa Anita Scrapbook #1, April 1936-Jan. 1, 1939. Arcadia Historical Society.
18. Text only ad for Westerner Hotel-Southern California's finest new motor hotel, rooms and suites, swimming pool, horseback riding, golf within walking distance. On Highway 66 across from Santa Anita Race Track. 15 miiles from L.A. 4 miles from Pasadena. Arcadia, California. Los Angeles Times, December 7, 1947.
19. Round Up Motel, 412 E. Huntington Dr. Room key fob #18.
20. Sale of Westerner Inn reported (161 Colorado Place). Source unknown, January 8, 1984.
21. Massive Arcadia project, 'Le Meridien-One Gallop Way,' to break ground next week. Marriott brand Le Meridien on the site of the former Santa Anita Inn will be a hotel and mixed use development. By Terry Miller. Arcadia Weekly, June 21, 2018.
Subjects
Hotels and Motels
Item ID
128AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Motel 6, which was damaged during the June 1991 Sierra Madre earthquake, is reopening. The 87 room hotel at 225 Colorado Place was gutted and completely rebuilt with new furnishings.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 10, 1993
Pages
p. A-4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 10, 1993
Pages
p. A-4
Subjects
Hotels, Motels, etc. - Motel 6
Item ID
193AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Restoration began recently on Motel 6, damaged in the June 1991 Sierra Madre earthquake.

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Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
November 17, 1992
Pages
p. 1 photo
Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
November 17, 1992
Pages
p. 1 photo
Subjects
Hotels, Motels, etc. - Motel 6
Item ID
289AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Le Meridien hotel by Marriott to break ground next week on the former site of Santa Anita Inn. See hard copy in VF Hotels and Motels.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 21, 2018
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 21, 2018
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Hotels and motels
Le Meridien
Marriott
Mixed use development
Item ID
35398AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Motel 6, which was closed due to damages suffered in the June 1991 Sierra Madre earthquake, is expected to begin renovation soon.

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Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
August 4, 1992
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
August 4, 1992
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Hotels, Motels, etc. - Motel 6
Item ID
111AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Sierra Madre's First House -- This was the home of Mr. and Mrs.John Richardson. (see #54L). Rocking chair and laundry hanging on the porch.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Sierra Madre's First House -- This was the home of Mr. and Mrs.John Richardson. (see #54L). Rocking chair and laundry hanging on the porch.
Item ID
55L
Collection
Paintings
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A hillside fire in Sierra Madre threatened homes in Sierra Madre and Arcadia on Monday, Aug. 12.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 13, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 13, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Fire
Item ID
24439AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Old Barn (Sierra Madre) -- This is the barn of Mr. John Richardson, who owned and conducted a two-day mule-pack train up the trail toward Mt. Wilson.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Old Barn (Sierra Madre) -- This is the barn of Mr. John Richardson, who owned and conducted a two-day mule-pack train up the trail toward Mt. Wilson.
Item ID
54L
Collection
Paintings
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Sierra Madre Villa -- Built in the 1870s by William P. Rhoades who moved from Los Angeles when his wife became ill, "the Villa" became a convalescent hotel, famous for its "fine table" (pheasant, quail, trout), and was the midday-meal stop on the Grand Round.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Sierra Madre Villa -- Built in the 1870s by William P. Rhoades who moved from Los Angeles when his wife became ill, "the Villa" became a convalescent hotel, famous for its "fine table" (pheasant, quail, trout), and was the midday-meal stop on the Grand Round.
Item ID
53W
Collection
Paintings
Images
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Sierra Madre's First Library -- The deed which transferred title to this building's landsite, owned by Mr. Nathan Tarr, restricted it to library use. This building was razed in 1954, and the present library was constructed on the same grounds -- what is now 440 West Sierra Madre Boulevard.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Sierra Madre's First Library -- The deed which transferred title to this building's landsite, owned by Mr. Nathan Tarr, restricted it to library use. This building was razed in 1954, and the present library was constructed on the same grounds -- what is now 440 West Sierra Madre Boulevard.
Item ID
57W
Collection
Paintings
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Neighboring residents in Sierra Madre and Arcadia strive to solve traffic issues and pedestrian safety concerns near Sierra Vista Park at the intersection of Sierra Madre Boulevard and Monterey Lane in Sierra Madre.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 14, 2003
Pages
p. 17
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
August 14, 2003
Pages
p. 17
Subjects
Parks
Safety
Sierra Madre
Item ID
32033AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Sierra Madre Episcopal Church

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Tower of First Episcopal Church (Sierra Madre) -- This tower was the only part remaining of the original stone-structured church built in 1888.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Tower of First Episcopal Church (Sierra Madre) -- This tower was the only part remaining of the original stone-structured church built in 1888.
Item ID
58L
Collection
Paintings
Images
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Sierra Madre. Churches-Congregational Church

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Congregational Church (Sierra Madre) -- Still standing at 170 West Sierra Madre Boulevard in Sierra Madre, and in use, this is one of the few existing 19th century Protestant churches in the area that was patterned after the standard architectual style of the old New England churches.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Congregational Church (Sierra Madre) -- Still standing at 170 West Sierra Madre Boulevard in Sierra Madre, and in use, this is one of the few existing 19th century Protestant churches in the area that was patterned after the standard architectual style of the old New England churches.
Item ID
59L
Collection
Paintings
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Sierra Madre. Le Grifon Antique Shop

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Antique Shop (Sierra Madre) -- On what is now the southeast corner of Baldwin Avenue and Sierra Madre Boulevard, Martin Olsen, a cobbler, opened a shoeshop in 1887. Before being torn down in 1956, it had also reportedly been a print shop, a Red Cross Headquarters, the residence of Orson Wells, a m…

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Antique Shop (Sierra Madre) -- On what is now the southeast corner of Baldwin Avenue and Sierra Madre Boulevard, Martin Olsen, a cobbler, opened a shoeshop in 1887. Before being torn down in 1956, it had also reportedly been a print shop, a Red Cross Headquarters, the residence of Orson Wells, a mortuary, and Le Grifon Antique Shop.
Item ID
60L
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Paintings
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At a Sierra Madre City Council meeting, Arcadia and Sierra Madre residents spoke against a joint plan by the two cities to widen Orange Grove Avenue to 40 feet.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 15, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photos
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 15, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photos
Subjects
Streets - Orange Grove Avenue
Item ID
3284AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Orange Grove Avenue, which is the border between Arcadia and Sierra Madre, has a posted speed limit of 35 mph on the Arcadia side and 30 mph on the Sierra Madre side.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 1, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 1, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Streets - Orange Grove Avenue
Item ID
3285AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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This week's City Council proceedings in Sierra Madre and Arcadia saw the appointment of Sierra Madre Mayor Doug Hayes (AHS Class of '68) and Arcadia Mayor Gary Kovacic (AHS Class of '69). Photos.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
April 23, 1998
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
April 23, 1998
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Mayors - Kovacic, Gary
Item ID
14550AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Michael De Wees, owner and publisher of the Sierra Madre News, has filed for bankruptcy.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 28, 1997
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 28, 1997
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Newspapers - Sierra Madre News
Item ID
10029AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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