Episode 2: The Arlington Hotel: The Hotel that Couldn’t Stay Standing | Sujitha Polimera

This episode is about the Arlington Hotel that was once expected to be the jewel of Santa Barbara. However, after being destroyed twice, it was rebuilt as a theater for the last time, which is how it stands today. Learn about why it could not stay standing and what that meant to the architecture in Santa Barbara.

Today’s host, Sujitha Polimera, is a 2nd year student at UCSB majoring in Economics and History. She is interested in public policy and South Asian history. In her free time, Sujitha enjoys reading, looking after her plants, or taking walks.