Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Hotel San Carlos
Has been placed on the Phoenix Historic
Property Register and the National
Register of Historic Places.
[An additional marker is mounted indoors between the elevators:]
Construction of the Italian-style San Carlos Hotel was begun in 1927 and completed in 1928. It originally included a penthouse, sun room, card rooms, ballroom and hand-operated elevators, and became a popular mid-town gathering spot for motion picture stars and other celebrities.
Erected by Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission.
Location. 33° 27.029′ N, 112° 4.441′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Central Avenue and West Monroe Street, on the right when traveling south on North Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 North Central Street, Phoenix AZ 85004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Orpheum Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maricopa County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Basilica (approx. ¼ mile away); J. W. Walker/Central Arizona Light & Power Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Father Edouard Gerard (approx. ¼ mile away); Rosson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Carriage House (approx. half a mile away); Chambers Transfer & Storage Company Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
Also see . . .
1. The Hotel San Carlos. The website of the hotel gives a detailed history of the site. (Submitted on February 18, 2010.)
2. Hotel San Carlos (Phoenix). Wikipedia article on the Hotel San Carlos. It is both an operating hotel and tourist site. It has been associated with ghost sightings. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 17, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.