Historical Elegance in Capitola, California!
Capitola Hotel, Santa Cruz County, California

The Grand Hotel Capitola was built in the 1890s where Esplanade Park is today. It featured 160 rooms, a restaurant, clubhouse, electric lights, and telephone service. The hotel offered changing rooms and basic conveniences to all visitors. Designed by architect Edward Van Cleeck, the stately landmark burned in 1929. The original postcard was published by Charles Weidner, circa 1910.
Source: Capitola Historical Museum
Date: 2015
Type: POSTCARD
Coverage:
  • Capitola
  • 1910s
  • 2010s
Rights: This postcard is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
Identifier: PC-V4-104

Collection

Citation

“Historical Elegance in Capitola, California! Capitola Hotel, Santa Cruz County, California.” Capitola Historical Museum. 2015. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/11107. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.