Baker Hotel
roof area | Cloud Room exterior

On warm nights the Cloud Room doors were opened and the guests could stroll outside on the roof, admiring the view.  On the other side of the roof is a patio, which used to be landscaped with palm trees and other greenery.  Partiers were notorious for throwing bottles and the occaisonal piece of patio furniture down onto the church’s lawn across the street.  Once a lady made drunken (and losing) bet that she could jump to the pool below...