Many of the early hotels on Ocean Avenue were original buildings from the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition which were brought to Ocean Beach and converted into hotels. The Colorado Hotel was located at Fourteenth and Ocean and survived until 1922 when it was destroyed by fire. The Neptune Hotel was located at Sixteenth and Ocean Ave. The Columbia Hotel was located on the corner of Third and Ocean. The Delaware House was on the northwest corner of Thirteenth and Ocean.