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The Grand Central Hotel was situated at Pioneer Plaza, at the present site of the Mills building. Opened in 1884, it was owned by J.F. Crosby and Col. Anson Mills and was a modern and elegant hotel. The Grand Central was destroyed by fire on Feb. 11, 1892.

Uploaded on 05.06.2014 by El Paso Museum of History

Central / Downtown, (1880 - 1889), Architecture

  • downtown
  • Grand Central Hotel
  • San Jacinto Plaza

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