St. Francis Hotel (Historic)


St. Francis Hotel (Historic)

by doglord

Circa 1904

The St. Francis, designed per developer Abbot Kinney’s directive in “Venitian Renaissance” stlye, was a cornerstone of early Venice.

Windward
Venice, California

st. marks angle


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  1. 1 Jim Smith on September 10, 2008 3:30 am

    I’m afraid you’ve mistaken the St. Francis Hotel for St. Marks, which was between Speedway and OFW. It was destroyed by the city of L.A. code enforcers despite the efforts of its owners to save it. There was a “bridge of sighs” over Speedway which connected it to the St. Francis, which acted as an annex to St. Marks.

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