22. 214 W. 8th St (1920)
The exaggerated parapet and geometric brick pattern distinguish this early 20th century commercial building which was rehabilitated in 1981.
This lot had remained vacant as it was part of the hotel complex and that business had enough land to accomplish their business activities and this created alley access for their operation.
The design and selection of construction materials demonstrates initial efforts by the City to make new construction compatible with the flavor of the square and the surrounding buildings.
1. The earlier building on this site was once part of either the Dewey Hotel or the City Hotel.
2. In 1905 the previous building was part of a bank.
Edward Jones Financial
Photo by David Valdez, 2023
Photo taken in 1984