Vault Light Panel With Oblong & Sunburst Prism Lenses

Price: $20,000 Each

Description: Vault Light / Sidewalk Light With Prism Glass In Full Panel – Circa Late 1800’s – Early 1900’s – Antique / Turn Of The Century / Victorian Era

Salvaged From What Was The Nucleus Hotel / San Carlos Hotel / Bristol Hotel, 2nd Floor – 2nd Street, Downtown San Jose, CA. The Items Were Found Hidden Under A Layer Of Carpet During The Demolition Of The Building After it Was Destroyed, Due To Fire, In 1991. 

Really Special & Super Rare Find In Very Good Condition – They Are Truly An Incredible Sight To See!!! 

See Below For Discovered Info:

The Nucleus Hotel, a three-story hotel located on South Second Street between Santa Clara and San Fernando Streets, Downtown, San Jose, CA. It was opened in 1889 in the Haynes Building.  It operated under that name until about 1894 when it became the Bristol Hotel, having expanded into the two-story buildings to the south. The hotel became notorious as a house of prostitution in 1915 and was closed by 1916. The name then changed to the Hotel San Carlos in 1917, remaining under that name until it burned in the early 1991. The architectural integrity of the building was compromised in the 1950s when the building was remodeled in the International style, stripped of all its Victorian architectural details.

Thanks to Sourisseau Academy Collection for the information above and the historic photos with 2 Image Reports of the San Carlos Hotel lobby, front of the Hotel, and Street View with Bus on 2nd St. See images, located in this item’s gallery. Enjoy!!

*We Are Currently Conducting Extensive Research On These Items And Their History …… More Info to Come, Very Soon.

Dimensions: 57 5/16″ x 50 3/4″ x 2 1/2″

Quantity: 7

Material: Concrete, Iron, Glass

Item Number: WG-0040

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