Pasadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Richard H. Chambers United States Court of Appeals Building
Vista del Arroyo Hotel
— Circa 1931 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Richard H. Chambers U.S. Court of Appeals Building, c.1931.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
Location. 34° 8.622′ N, 118° 9.744′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Grand Avenue just south of Green Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 S Grand Ave, Pasadena CA 91105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colorado Street Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pasadena Founders Monument (about 800 feet away); Lt. Orrin Russell Fox Heliport (about 800 feet away); Pasadena Pioneers Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merritt Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); Ambassador Auditorium (approx. ¼ mile away); Terrace Villa MansionHistory of Ambassador Gardens (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
Regarding Richard H. Chambers United States Court of Appeals Building. Originally built as a resort known as the Vista del Arroyo Hotel, the Spanish Colonial Revival style building became a U.S. Army hospital during WWII. After the war it was used as a federal government building, and it became a federal courthouse in 1981. In 1995, the building was renamed to honor Judge Richard H. Chambers, whose concept it was to bring a federal courthouse to Pasadena.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.