Pismo, California: Spiral Staircase To Nowhere (Gone)

Orphaned spiral staircase visible on an ocean bluff next to a restaurant.
Directions:
US Hwy 101 exit 191. On Bus 101, next to Ventana Grill. Not visible from street level.
Hours:
Jan. 2017: Stairs gone.
Status:
Gone

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Staircase remnant.

Spiral Staircase To Nowhere

Nothing really left now... to the right of the restaurant.

[Nicole W, 01/31/2017]
Spiral Staircase To Nowhere

As of Feb 2016 they are planning on taking this out. There is a restaurant right next door to where the staircase is located (Ventena Grill). The corporation that owns the staircase is planning on rebuilding it to current city codes and then reopening it. Once opened it will lead to a very small and private beach. I grew up here and use to go down those stairs as a kid. If you try to check this out, you can park in the restaurant parking and look over.

[Mr. Rich, 02/16/2016]

Spiral Staircase To Nowhere

Spiral Staircase To Nowhere

Used to be a bridge to a spiral staircase but bridge was taken down years ago. No one knows why, but the staircase was left.

[Megan, 06/28/2015]

There was a proposal in 2015 to rebuild the weather-deteriorated staircase around the core and add a bridge to the restaurant on the bluff. July 2015: Photo added.

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