AKA: Van Nuys Hotel, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA; Hotel Barclay, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels

Designers: Morgan and Walls, Architects (firm); Octavius Morgan (architect); John A. Walls (architect)

Dates: constructed 1896-1897

6 stories

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103 West 4th Street
Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1307

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In 1923, the Hotel Van Nuys stood on the northeast corner of Main Street and 4th Street, across from the Hotel Westminster and one block away from the Hotel Rosslyn and its Annex.

Building History

This hotel operated in Downtown, Los Angeles, CA, opening in 01/1897; in its earliest days, celebrated hotelier Milo M. Potter (born 1854) managed the hotel, and would later go on to own the grand Potter Hotel in Santa Barbara, CA (1902-1903). The Van Nuys was sold to new ownership in 1925, and renamed the "Hotel Barclay" in 02/1926.

PCAD id: 10209