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U.S. Naval Hospital, Park Boulevard, Balboa Park, San Diego, San Diego County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1548
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-242).
Building/structure dates: 1920 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1937 subsequent work
Significance: The buildings of the original US Naval Hospital in San Diego, considered as a landscaped ensemble, form a regionally significant work of historical architecture. The group is noteworthy for its harmonious architectural styling, unified planning, subtropical landscaping, and spectacular siting. Designed by the Washington DC-based US Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, and built under contract by San Diego and Los Angeles construction firms under local supervision by the 11th Naval District Public Works Office, the original hospital compound was completed in stages between 1920 and 1937...

Subjects
Naval Hospitals


Related Names
U.S. Bureau Of Docks & Yards
Eleventh Naval District Public Works Office


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. AERIAL VIEW OF COMPLEX 1'=500'
2. AERIAL OBLIQUE VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST (enlargement of a portion of this negative)
5. AERIAL VIEW, SOUTH SECTION 1'=100'
6. AERIAL VIEW, CENTRAL SECTION 1'=100'
7. AERIAL VIEW, NORTH SECTION 1'=100'
8. WEST FRONT OVERALL FROM PARKING LOT
9. MAIN GATE ENTRY FROM ACROSS PARK BOULEVARD
10. OVERALL ACROSS STITT AVENUE LOOKING SOUTHEAST TOWARD BUILDING 15
11. OVERALL LOOKING SOUTH DOWN STITT AVENUE, BUILDINGS 15 AND 22 ON THE LEFT, BUILDING 149 (NON-CONTRIBUTING) ON THE RIGHT
12. TERRACED STAIRS LEADING TO BUILDING 1, LOOKING WEST
13. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTH DOWN STITT AVENUE, BUILDING 1 IN FOREGROUND
14. OVERALL FROM BUILDING 1 LAWN LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING CHAPEL
15. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM INSPIRATION POINT, TOWARD BUILDINGS 21 AND 20
16. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST SHOWING GATE 2 ENTRY, STAIRWAY, AND DOWNTOWN
17. OVERALL VIEW FROM BUILDING 1 ROOF LOOKING WEST
18. OVERALL BUILDING 1 TOWER DETAIL FROM BUILDING 36 BALCONY
19. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM BUILDING 1 ROOF, TOWARD BUILDING 3
20. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH FROM BUILDING 1 ROOF, TOWARD BUILDING 14
21. OVERALL VIEW FROM PARK BOULEVARD LOOKING SOUTHWEST
22. OVERALL VIEW INSPIRATION POINT LOOKING SOUTHWEST, BUILDING 84 (NON-CONTRIBUTING) ON LEFT, BUILDING 83 IN CENTER, BUILDING 82 ON RIGHT
23. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW INSPIRATION POINT LOOKING SOUTHWEST, BUILDING 83 ON LEFT, BUILDING 82 IN CENTER, BUILDING 81 ON LEFT
24. OVERALL VIEW INSPIRATION POINT LOOKING EAST, BUILDING 21 ON LEFT, BUILDING 82 IN CENTER, BUILDING 81 ON RIGHT
25. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW INSPIRATION POINT LOOKING EAST, BUILDING 83 ON LEFT, BUILDING 82 IN CENTER, BUILDING 81 ON RIGHT
26. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING WEST DOWN WEBB ROAD, BUILDINGS 84 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 21 ON LEFT, BUILDINGS 40 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 20 ON RIGHT
27. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTH DOWN FARENHOLT AVENUE, BUILDINGS 6, 13, 17 AND 11 ON LEFT, BUILDING 26 (NON-CONTRIBUTING ON RIGHT)
28. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH DOWN FARENHOLT AVENUE, BUILDING 26 (NON-CONTRIBUTING) ON LEFT, BUILDINGS 37 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 11 AND 17 ON RIGHT
29. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH DOWN FARENHOLT AVENUE, BUILDING 26 (NON-CONTRIBUTING) ON LEFT, BUILDINGS 37 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 17 AND 11 ON RIGHT
30. OVERALL LOOKING NORTH DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, BUILDINGS 20, 36 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 10 AND 4 ON LEFT, BUILDING 40 (NON-CONTRIBUTING) ON RIGHT
31. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, BUILDINGS 20, 36 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 10 AND 4 ON LEFT, BUILDING 4 ON LEFT, BUILDING 11 ON RIGHT
32. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTH DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, BUILDING 4 ON LEFT, BUILDING 11 ON RIGHT
33. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTH DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, BUILDING 6 RIGHT FOREGROUND, BUILDING 4 ON RIGHT, BUILDINGS 40 (NON-CONTRIBUTING), 6, 13 AND 11 ON LEFT
34. CLOSER OVERALL VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, PASSAGEWAY UPPER FOREGROUND, BUILDING 4 ON LEFT, BUILDING 11 ON RIGHT
35. BUILDINGS 9, 15, 38, OVERALL EAST ELEVATIONS
36. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST DOWN WEIBER AVENUE, BUILDING 13 IN FOREGROUND
37. OVERALL VIEW LOOKING WEST DOWN WEBB ROAD, BUILDING 21 ON LEFT, BUILDING 20 ON RIGHT
38. NORTH COURTYARD FROM BALCONY LOOKING NORTHWEST
39. NORTH COURTYARD FROM BALCONY LOOKING SOUTHEAST
40. NORTH COURTYARD FROM GROUND LEVEL LOOKING NORTHEAST
41. NORTH COURTYARD SCULPTURE DETAIL LOOKING SOUTHEAST
42. CENTRAL COURTYARD GROUND LEVEL OVERALL LOOKING NORTHEAST
43. CENTRAL COURTYARD POOL LOOKING EAST
44. CENTRAL COURTYARD BELL PAVILION
45. CENTRAL COURTYARD FOUNTAIN STATUE DETAIL
46. CENTRAL COURTYARD POOL TILE NAVY INSIGNIA DETAIL
47. CENTRAL COURTYARD TILE BENCH
48. CENTRAL COURTYARD TILE STORAGE BOX
49. SOUTH COURTYARD FROM BALCONY LOOKING NORTH
50. SOUTH COURTYARD FROM BALCONY LOOKING NORTHEAST
51. SOUTH COURTYARD POOL OVERALL FROM GROUND LEVEL LOOKING SOUTHWEST
52. SOUTH COURTYARD POOL OVERALL LOOKING NORTHEAST
53. SOUTH COURTYARD POOL DETAIL FROM BALCONY LOOKING WEST
54. SOUTH COURTYARD BENCH-ASHTRAY DETAIL
55. SOUTH COURTYARD WOOD BENCH DETAIL
56. SOUTH COURTYARD POOL STATUE DETAIL
57. SOUTH COURTYARD POOL TILE DETAIL
58. SOUTH COURTYARD TILE BENCH
59. LIGHT POLE DETAIL ON STITT AVENUE
60. CANNON DETAIL, GATE 2
61. SUNDIAL DETAIL, GATE 2
62. INSPIRATION POINT BIRD BATH DETAIL
63. SITE PLAN, SITE BEFORE ALTERED, JUNE, 1919
64. TOPOGRAPHIC MAP, JULY, 1920
65. HOSPITAL GROUP PLOT PLAN AND SECTIONS; SEPTEMBER 16, 1920
66. SITE MAP OF IMPROVEMENTS TO JUNE 30, 1921
67. LOCATION PLAN, WARD BUILDINGS C AND D, AND SERVICE BUILDING, JUNE 28, 1922, DRAWING NO. 95860
68. SITE MAP OF IMPROVEMENTS TO JUNE 30, 1923
69. PLOT PLAN, SOUTH HALF, MARCH 24, 1924, DRAWING NO. 99960
70. PLOT PLAN, NORTH HALF, MARCH 24, 1924, DRAWING NO. 99960
71. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1924
72. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1925, DRAWING NO. NH16/A9-1 (1925)
73. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1927, DRAWING NO. NH16/A9-1 (1927)
74. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1928
75. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1937, DRAWING NO. NH16/A9-1 (1937)
76. SITE MAP SHOWING CONDITIONS ON JUNE 30, 1938
77. PLOT PLAN (SOUTH SECTION ONLY), DRAWING NO. 101841
78. ENTRANCE GATEWAY PLAN AND ELEVATION, DRAWING NO. 104901 79. (NORTH COURT) WALKS IN QUADRANGLE BETWEEN NORTH WARD AND OPERATING BUILDING, DRAWING NO. 7-15 34
80. PLAN OF CENTRAL COURT, CONCRETE ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS, DRAWING NO. 95425
81. SOUTH PATIO (COURT) PLOT PLAN, DRAWING NO. NH16/N1-2(7)
82. SOUTH PATIO (COURT) PERGOLA, DRAWING NO. NH16/N1-2(8) 83. (SOUTH COURT) MOVING AND RELOCATING TENTS, TUBERCULAR COTTAGES, P.W. OFFICE AND BOUNDARY FENCE, DRAWING NO. NH16/N9-1(5)


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