Sherman-Gilbert House, Heritage Park, San Diego, San Diego County, CA
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Heritage Park, San Diego, CA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS CA-1967
Building/structure dates: 1889 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Significance: The Sherman-Gilbert House is a unique example of the Stick style, a late 19th century American architectural style. The Gilbert family, prominent San Diegans, was energetic in establishing early cultural activities in San Diego and entertaining many famous visitors as house guests.
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Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. EXTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW, ON ORIGINAL SITE - JULY 1953 (photocopy courtesy San Diego Historical Site Board).
2. EXTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW AT NEW SITE, BEFORE FOUNDATIONS WERE PUT IN PLACE (Marvin Rand, photographer 1971).
3. EXTERIOR, VIEW TO NORTHEAST, AT NEW SITE (HERITAGE PARK). SHERMAN-GILBERT HOUSE AT LEFT; BUSHYLEAD HOUSE IN CENTER; CHRISTIAN HOUSE AT RIGHT (Walter Smalling, photographer, Nov. 1980).
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