There are no phones. There’s no TV. There’s definitely no pool. For while the El Dorado’s sign still stands tall, it presides over a field of grass and concrete, and the hotel is long gone. Possibly that field will turn into condos someday, but there’s a petroleum pumping and storage station next door, as well as a railroad, so perhaps not.

On the 1700 block of Ed Temple Blvd., at the northwest corner with Buchanan St. You can sort of park on the side of the road in the entrance to the Exxon/Mobile site, but it’s not really an area with good parking.