Via Annette Leddy / Pictures via Maiwenn Raoult for The Wall Side road Magazine

For the Time Pill collection, we highlight a loved eating place, resort or landmark that’s modified remarkably little through the years. This week, we discuss with the Padre resort in Bakersfield, Calif.


Town of Bakersfield, on the southern finish of California’s oil-rich San Joaquin Valley, was once primed for a posh resort the day the Padre opened in 1928. The Spanish neocolonial construction, then the tallest construction on the town, was once designed via Los Angeles architect John M. Cooper and was a magnet for upscale vacationers en path to the massive towns or Sequoia Nationwide Park. In its assessment, the native paper, the Bakersfield Californian, famous the Padre’s “resplendent” foyer with its travertine partitions and marble staircases.

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