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The Alpine Hotel is a hotel and apartment building at 1479 Fruitvale Avenue. It was built in 1925 for Nicholas and Carl Bauhofer by California Builders Co. 1

The building was constructed with Rip Van Winkle wall beds. 1

In 1926, the hotel was robbed. The robbers subsequently held up a policeman, taking his pistol, nightstick, and handcuffs. 2

1925 drawing 1October 2012 photo courtesy of The Real Devil Doll
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Links and References

  1. Big Hotel and Apt. Building for East Oakland Oakland Tribune April 26, 1925
  2. Policeman Held Up By Hotel Yeggs Oakland Tribune February 15, 1926