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Balboa Park, California Tower, Balboa Park, El Prado Area, San Diego, San Diego County, CA



B&W Photos

HB96055
Entrance Portal

HB96056
South (main) Facade


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
El Prado Area, San Diego, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1963-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-209).
Building/structure dates: 1914 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1966 subsequent work
National Register Number: 77000331
Significance: One of the most outstanding examples of Spanish Baroque reproduction in North America. The Tower was designed in the Spanish Chereguesque style to express the Spanish heritage of California by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue of New York.

Subjects
Towers
Education
International Relations


Related Names
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor
Winslow, Carlton Monroe,
PanamaCalifornia Exposition
Nordhoff, Walter
Lanelli, Alfonso
Museum Of Man
Rand, Marvin, Photographer
Hamill, Samuel W., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ENTRANCE PORTAL
2. SOUTH (MAIN) FACADE


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