is an unincorporated town located
in Santa Cruz County, California.
It is located in the San Lorenzo Valley
between Boulder Creek and Ben Lomond
on Highway 9. It has a population
of about 1,000.
The Brookdale Inn & Spa is known
for having a stream run through the
restaurant. The original lodge was
built in 1890 by Judge James Harvey
Logan at the site of the Grover Lumber
Mill. Before Judge Logan's development,
the area was know as Clear Creek and
The lodge is still in use and it
is rumored to be haunted by Sarah
Logan, a niece of the owner, who drowned
in the creek within the lodge in the
1920s, according to multiple print
and online sources.
Between 1922 and 1945 the lodge was
operated by Dr. F. K. Camp, a Seventh-day
Adventist physician and a strict prohibitionist.
It was Camp that built the magnificent
Brookroom, a dining room that encloses
a natural stream flowing down its
center. This was the lodge's heyday.
The Brookdale was the second most
popular resort in California and played
host to Hollywood stars, prominent
families, foreign diplomats, and even
a U.S. President. Famous persons passing
through Brookdale Lodge included:
Mae West, Marilyn Monroe, Tyrone Power,
Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth, Hedy
Lamarr, and President Herbert Hoover.
The lodge was also famous for its
first rate entertainment, attracting
the best big band and swing groups
of the era. There are at least three
swing era songs written about the
Brookdale including, My Brookdale
Hideaway, A Place known as Brookdale,
and Beautiful Brookdale Lodge.
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