The Plaza is one block away from El Dorado St., on the corner of Almaden Ave. & San Fernando. It is imbued with the seedy spirit of El Dorado St.
A saloon, The Caravan, is at street level - and resembles a pirates hideout more than a lounge. It is an atmospheric dive bar that one might have stumbled into in the 1960's - perhaps one did.
Almaden Ave. was once Orchard St. It was remaned at the turn of the century, like El Dorado St. to Post, in hopes of removing unsavory associations with brothels and dirty gin joints . . . and plenty of em.