Hotel Alameda

A Tale of Two Buildings

Jul 16,2020

The Hotel Alameda is a familiar site on Broadway between Santa Clara and Central avenues. Less familiar to most is the story of the palatial home that once stood on this site.

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Hotel Replaced Palace

Jul 16,2020

John Barton owned the Union Pacific Salt Company that produced 20,000 tons of salt a year. He had this 15,000-square-foot home built on Broadway in 1879 and lived here with his wife Isabella and children William and Grace until his death in 1900.

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