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Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Original post made on Apr 9, 2012

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel. A major California hotel chain, Joie de Vivre, which owns 31 properties, will take over the eight-story Casa Olga at 180 Hamilton Ave.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 9, 2012, 9:23 AM

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Posted by chris
a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:17 am

It looks like the owner of Asian Box has bought the Rangoon restaurant on Waverley and will call it Altar.

How about some reporting on that?

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Posted by commonsense
a resident of Professorville
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:31 am

Rangoon is on Bryant

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Posted by chris
a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:46 am

Sorry, commonsense. Yes on Bryant.

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Posted by Joseph
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 9, 2012 at 12:20 pm

A high end hotel would be great in that spot! More tax revenues for PA, and probably some private security presence. What's not to like about it?

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 9, 2012 at 1:58 pm

Hopefully this Sancho's will figure out how to make a real torta - it doesn't belong on a French roll.

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Posted by poori
a resident of College Terrace
on Apr 9, 2012 at 2:38 pm

open building for the poor. your country is greedy.

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Posted by chris
a resident of University South
on Apr 9, 2012 at 6:42 pm


have you noticed that Palo Alto has a lot of units for people with low and moderate income?

Check the Palo Alto Housing Corporation website.

There are other communities around here where your message would make more sense.

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Posted by free
a resident of St. Claire Gardens
on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm

free housing is the point. never seen a DOG pay rent!

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