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History Bites: John Quarty: Making the San Marcos Modern

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John Quarty: Making the San Marcos Modern

John Quarty was hired as general manager of the San Marcos Hotel in 1943, and with his debonair style, quickly became the face of the San Marcos. Despite hard times resulting from the Great Depression, Quarty led the hotel to regain its former glitz and glamour. Hear the story of how John Quarty fostered an environment that drew Hollywood celebrities, powerful businessmen, and prominent politicians, making the hotel modern through the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

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