The former Rialto Hotel, a landmark in Eads since the 1920s, met its end this week. Kiowa County, which owned the building, contracted to have the site cleared. The photos below depict a quick demolition. In 1959, then-owner Ethel Johnson wrote about the history of the hotel in an article published in the Kiowa County Press.
Rialto Hotel Demolition (Pictures)
Published Saturday, April 8, 2017