Hughes Hotel Fresno California

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Title

Hughes Hotel Fresno California

Subject

Hughes Hotel (Fresno, Calif.) -- Photographs.; Historic buildings -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Hotels -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Fresno (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.; Fresno (Calif.) -- History -- Sources.

Description

Picture of the Hughes Hotel which was constructed in 1887 in Victorian style between Tulare and I Streets. Owned by sheep ranchers, father and son, Thomas E. Hughes and William M. Hughes. It was known to be the first building with an elevator and as the first four-story building in Fresno. Around 1934, the original steeple was replaced by neon signs and several exterior stairs were added. The building was destroyed by fire in July 1953.

Source

1 Photographic print (postcard) :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

19uu

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0022

Coverage

19uu

Files

frp0022a.jpg

Citation

“Hughes Hotel Fresno California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed February 26, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1674.

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