Balboa Park: House of Hospitality Improvements – San Diego CA

Description

Originally built in 1915 as the Foreign Arts Building for the Panama-California Exposition, it was renovated and expanded in 1935, with WPA money for the California-Pacific International Exposition. Rose Hanks created an incised relief doorway depicting Junipero Serra for the fair.

Source notes

Amero, Richard. 'History of the House of Hospitality Building in Balboa Park.' From the San Diego Historical Society website, accessed at: http://www.sandiegohistory.org/bpbuildings/hospitality.htm on July 17, 2007. 

See also, Branton, Pamela. 1991. The Works Progress Administration in San Diego County, 1935-1943. M.A. Thesis. San Diego State University.

http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/89summer/early.htm

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Location Info


1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

Location notes:

Coordinates: 32.7311007, -117.14957720000001

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