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Patterson in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hotel Del Puerto

 
 
Hotel Del Puerto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 30, 2010
1. Hotel Del Puerto Marker
The marker is mounted on a low rock on the left side of the entrance to City Hall as one is facing the building.
Inscription. Former Site of Hotel Del Puerto
{picture of the former hotel}
Completed in 1910
Destroyed by fire 1996
 
Location. 37° 28.271′ N, 121° 7.832′ W. Marker is in Patterson, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of Plaza Circle and West Las Palmas Avenue on Plaza Circle. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Plaza Circle, Patterson CA 95363, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patterson's Westside Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Rancho del Puerto (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orestimba (approx. 11.9 miles away); Hills Ferry (approx. 11.9 miles away); West of This Point is the California Aqueduct (approx. 11.9 miles away); Founding Day April 28, 1888 (approx. 12.2 miles away); Ceres Volunteer Fire Department (approx. 12.7 miles away); Ceres War Memorial (approx. 12.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Patterson.
 
Also see . . .   The Gateway's History of the Del Puerto Hotel. ...T.W. Patterson, Patterson's founder, and the Patterson Ranch Company let the contract for the Del Puerto Hotel on November 27, 1909. According to Ranch
Hotel Del Puerto Marker - Closeup of Hotel on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 30, 2010
2. Hotel Del Puerto Marker - Closeup of Hotel on Marker
Company minutes it was completed on October 29, 1910. The cost of construction was $25,000. "T.W." built the Center Building in Patterson's circle at the same time although it was completed perhaps a few weeks earlier than the Hotel. These were the first buildings started in the new town....Arthur Burnett Benton was the architect for both the Center Building and the Hotel. He was a prominent Los Angeles architect and was known as a promoter of the Mission Revival style which dominated California architecture during the first decade of the century....After its opening, and as intended, the Hotel housed prospective land buyers and future residents. It also served as a place for the Patterson family and others to stay who came to the new town on business.
(Submitted on February 10, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Patterson's City Hall - Built as a Replica on the Site of the Del Puerto Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 30, 2010
3. Patterson's City Hall - Built as a Replica on the Site of the Del Puerto Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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