The Basque Hotel

The Basque Hotel (HMP4I)

Location: Fresno, CA 93706 Fresno County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 43.883', W 119° 47.75'

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[Marker mounted to the left of the entrance door.]
This building is the first Basque Hotel built near the Central Pacific Railroad lines that brought many new immigrants to Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley.

It was one of several establishments that catered to Basque settlers and their families in the valley. The combined hotel, restaurant, bar and handball court soon became a center of cultural activity for the Basque community in Fresno County and other parts of the valley. The good food combined with the familiar and friendly atmosphere soon attracted customers from the general population of Fresno as well.

[Marker mounted to the right of the entrance door.]
This period revival structure was designed by Master Architect Eugene Mathewson and constructed in 1922. This structure was placed on the local Official Register of Historic Resources in 1996.
Details
HM NumberHMP4I
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByJim Savage Chapter 1852, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 250336 N 4068719
Decimal Degrees36.73138333, -119.79583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.883', W 119° 47.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 52.98" N, 119° 47' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1042-1098 F St, Fresno CA 93706, US
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