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Spreckels Building & Theater, 123 Broadway, San Diego, San Diego County, CA



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Item Title


Location
123 Broadway, San Diego, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1966
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Significance: Built just after the San Francisco earthquake, this building was designed by the Los Angeles architect, Harrison Albright to be earthquake and fire proof and provide the ultimate in mechanical equipment for heating and ventilating. The theatre has two outstanding features -- it is all open space with no pillars blocking views and the acoustics are pronounced to be perfect.

Subjects
Offices
Theaters


Related Names
Albright, Harrison


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW
2. LOBBY STAIRWAY
3. LOBBY, DETAIL OF PILASTERS AND CEILING
4. LOBBY, CEILING DETAIL
5. THEATER, GENERAL VIEW
6. PROSCENIUM
7. OCULUS IN CEILING
NORTH FACADE--LEVEL Copy Photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-B-1971-1501L
NORTH FACADE--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-B-1971-1502L


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