Royal Viking Motel - Hal LeSueur's Place of Employment (Circa 1963)​
220 S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, California 90057

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     Upon the death of Joan's brother Hal on May 3rd, 1963, he was employed as a desk clerk at this newly-built (in 1963) motel. At the time of his death, Hal lived in the Parkway Motel, located just over a mile away.​ Click here to read about and view photos of the Parkway Motel.
(Above: A vintage photo of the Royal Viking Motel as it appeared at the time Hal worked as the motel's desk clerk)

(Below: Contemporary photos of how the motel appears today)