Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 5, 1925 · Page 30
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 30

Oakland, California
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Sunday, July 5, 1925
Page 30
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&2X'.- SUNDAY afclanD Cribune UBS FIRMS illl HAM 0 S ON JULY 5, 1925 T HOTEL JOB Contract Work Done by Oak land Craftsmen Declared of High Merit completion and opening of ' ';ow norei uoit, at Fifteenth nd Harrison streets, another splendid addition has been made to the bo cm n or uoKlnnd. Substantial construction and ar untie treatment extends from prouna noor to roof, and no ex. pense nas been spared in making .nw noiei iruiy representative of the Leonard H. Ford. 106 Fourteenth street, a man of long, experience in rchiteeturaj work.7 designed the new hotel Immediately- upon the completion or excavating worn, concrete eon miction, under supervision of John Anderson, 1788 Howe street, began. The foundation was palns- laiungiy ana accurately laid for the remaining part of the structure Aa In all large buildings the masonry must he exact. Great care must especially be taken In every nam oi tne construction of a hotel, aa It is occupied by people during all of the 24 hours. In the new hotel Joe Devlllers, 1414 Twelfth street, supervised the brick laying and turned out a perfect Job f masonry. One must see It to properly ap preciate tne bathroom elegance supplied by the firm of M. Btulaaft Company, 176 Eleventh street; here, aa in the richest of hemes la round a superior quality of plumb tag fixtures. Featuring built-in tab and shower baths that are vary attractive, the Btulaaft company Is delighted with the results attained. HEATUfG EXPKRTNESS. The heating of the new hotel and tne axpertness of It Is all but startling. Whereas In most cases In hotels of Its site at least an hour and a half la required to wartn the entire building. It is but a mtter of minutes In Hotel Colt. A recent teat proved that from the time the Hotel Coit Guest room arrangement and equipment of the type ehoitn for Hotel Coit. tfzxir m&&h.f i-mh , - I : 1 Kfes fV" 1 : 1 Representative Firms Construct Coit Hotel closely associated with architec tural beauty. The Glauber brass fixtures used throughout the building are guaranteed to last the life of the building. These fixtures were furnished to the plumbing and heating contractor, W. A. Griffiths, by the Oakland Plumbing Supply I'ompany, Seventh and Broadway, Oakland. The beautiful lobby, with marble furnished by the Dinneen Marble Works, Fortieth street and San Pablo avenue, compares with America's finest hotels. Ornamental plastering', done by Fred JuiKewltz, 1632 Twentieth avenue, adds an unusual touch of architectural refinement to the building through out. The palntinp and decorating- were done by K. Ells Hanson. 2750 Twenty-sixth avenue. One is im pressed by the restful -color scheme that adds so much to the atmosphere of taste and refinement found throughout the entire building. Hanson, like others who contributed to the construction, did bis best and supported a well es tablished reputation. The general plastering was done by Frank Clausen 996 Thirty-fifth street. Clausen's reputation as a plastering contractor is well known in Central California, and in the new Hotel Coit he feels he has done one of his rinest pieces or work. Some of the rare hues of wood in the lobby and the upper stories show what skilled workmen enn do towards beautifying sturdiness. Credit for this work is given to the Clinton Lumber and Mill company, 701 Fourth avenue. Lannon Bros.' Manufacturing company, Fifth and Magnolia streets, another firm with 'a Veil established repu tation for a superior class of work, shares in the rewards for a complete job well done. ELECTRICAL FIXTURES, Another very attractive feature is the electrical work. Pleasing ar rangement and softness character ises the efforts or Alex Anaerson, 740 East Seventeenth street, the electrical contractor to whom much praise is due. Corresponding, with the other attractive furnishings, Chas. F. Osgood, 681 Sixteenth street, provided the beautiful window shades and brass curtain rods. The general refinement of the hotel throughout Is greatly Increased by the shades and patterns of wall paper bought from M. Friedman & Company, 1816 San Pablo avenue. C. J. Braun, mattress and shipberth company, 6699 San Pablo avenue, and Hei-hel-Johnsn Mattress company, 669 Sixteenth street, firms who provided the mattresses, may feel dustily proud of this new customer, as only the very best of mattresses were used for the beds. The Maxwell Hardware company, 1320 Washington street, furnished the rough and finished hardware for the new Hotel Colt. Rhodes-Jamleson & Company, a era in building materials and fuel, well-known Eastbay concern, demand the Oakland Building Material company, 6000 Broadway, furnished the various materials that were used in the construction of the new Hotel Coit. To the Yosemite Laundry company, 4627 Grove street, was given the care of Hotel Colt's supply of linen. This firm Is well fitted-to handle their new customer's work In a way that will be pleasing to both management and guests. During the construction of Hotel Coit, A. Mulvuny. 676 Eighth street, furnished attractive, signs. The Oakland Title Insurance and Guaranty company, Fourteenth and Franklin, insured the title for the Hotel Colt. The large and attractive electric sign on the building was designed and built In the shops of the Na tional Electric ign company, 960 Thirtieth street. . e) Before the development of plantation production in Asia, which did not reach a considerable scale until after 1900. the supply of crude rubber came from wild trees. and mainly from Brazu, OLD LANDMARK J WMZED The removal of an old landmark to make way for a modern struo- tUui bX'M dur,nF th Pst week with the wrecking of what has been known in recent years as the Vista hotel on the southeast corner of Broadway and Second street'. This property has been owned some years by V. O. Lawrence, l-cal shipper, and he hss determined to wreck the old building to make way for a new structure better suited to the development of Oak- land. The new building will carry stores for general mercantile lines on Broadway and for produce lines on Second street, The old building, which was erected In the early seventies, was the second three-story building In Oakland, and was at one time the best commoreial hotel In the city. THE FIG ACREAGE. Bearing fig orchards of the state comprise 23,982 acres, which non-bearing orchards exceed this area. plant In the basement was started, steam could be had In abundance before the engineers reached the pper floors. W. A. Griffiths, 629 Fifty-seventh street, is the man who had direct charge of not only the steam work but general plumbing. Griffith" has not only lived up has now established a new and enviable record for a Job that Is 100 per cent satisfactory. ' to his past reputation as a plumb- In the construction of the build ing contractor of repute, but he i ing permanence and strength are ' l! ' guests. H i li 1 &urop Mr ft' HOTEL COIT Opens July tenth the new Hotel Coit, at Fifteenth and Harrison Streets, Oakland. Located in the heart of the business center of the city. Convenient to shops and theaters. Close to San Francisco transportation. Modern, steel-frame building, with 1 20 large outside rooms. Parlor suites and individual rooms for either transient or permanent Rates, $2.00 pei day up With, Bath $2.50 up can pi an HOTEL COIT Fifteenth and Harrison Streets Oakland, California Telephone Oakland 7440 - Coit Investment Company Operated in con junction with the Hotel Harrison and the Harrison Apartments. BUILDING MATERIALS for the handsome new COIT HOTEL from RHODES-JAMIESON & CO. Coal Wood Building Materials OAKLAND si ALAMEDA it BERKELEY Beautiful Furniture In the new Hotel Coit is found furniture that compares with the artistic home. Making a specialty of furnishing clubs, apartments, and hotels, Meysel & Meysel feel they have pleased another customer and invite your inspection of Oakland's newest hotel. I Attractive Marble Work Adding a share of beauty to trie lobby of the new Hotel Coit, Oakland! oldest marble works provided beautiful pink-toned Tennessee marble for the lobby with Verde Antique for exterior use. The work of sawing, cutting, and polishing was done in our factory. Dinneen Marble Works ' 40th and Crove Streett Oakland, California Telephone Piedmont 849JS Monumental Work Painting and Decorating Corresponding with the rcit of Hotel Coit's attrctryenesi and beauty is the painting and decorating. Throughout the entire building toft and pleasing colors have been used that add rest-fulness and character to Oakland's newest hotel, IC Ellis Hanson Painter and Peewrator ' , i r 2760 Twenty-sixth Ave. " K ; V Oakland. California LUMBER Of all the materials used in the construction of Hotel Coit, good lumber was one of the most important " Heywood LumEer Co. .. Third and Hearst Streets Berkeley, California Telephone Berkeley 248 DESIGNED HOTEL COIT Plans for the new Hotel Coit were drawn in the office of Leonard H. Ford ARCHITECT Horn tt. Apartments, and Garages J306 Fourteenth Street OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA Telephone Oakland J 205 MATTRESSES From one of Oakland's best known houses came a part of the mattresses used in th Hotel Coit. C. J. BRAUN MATTRESS & SHIPBERTH CO. 6699 San- Pablo Ave. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA. v Tthphant Pitdttonl 2528 Exclusive Agents For flusswiiy HARDWARE Distinctive Reliable The combination of rare artistic merit and its dependability of construction which Insures a lifetime of economical t r 6 uble-free service. This combination of beauty and utility makes it so popular with the architect, builder and owner. Installed in the COIT HOTEL By the j f-fj)Cl ran co. ' I) HARDWARE 13th, 14th and Washington Streets, Oakland Beautiful Bathrooms The new Hotel Coit is equipped with Washington Iron Works Enamel Ware, one of the finest makes of bathroom fixtures. Supplied by M. Stulsaft Co. 270 Eleventh Street, Oakland. California Telephone Oakland 3963 Plumbing and Heating The plumbing and steam heating in the new Hotel Coit was done by one of Oakland's highest grade plumbers. ' 4 Anticipating years of uninterrupted service none but the best of workmanship and materials were used. Wm. A. Griffiths Plumbing and Heating Contractor 629 57th Street Oakland, California TELEPHONE PIEDMONT 8785 All Glauber Brass In the new HOTEL COIT all the Glauber brass is guaranteed for the life of the building. It was1 furnished to the plumbing and heating contractor, W. A. GRIFFITHS, by the Oakland Plumbing Supply Co. Seventh and Broadway, Oakland, California Telephone Oakland 816 WALL PAPER The high grade wall papers' used in the new Hotel Coit are among some of the many pleasing patterns carried in our stores. m. Friedman co. 181 6 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, California 5ores in OAKLAND, BERKELEY, AND FRUITVALE Telephone Oakland 6200 A Speaks lor Itself w The electric sign on the New Hotel Coit speaks for ' itself. It was made and installed by one of the Eastbay's leading electric sign companies. National Electric Sign Co. 950 Thirtieth Street Oakland, California Telephone Piedmont 4291 . ; . . Tflephont FrmtvaU ,17)2 y.-

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