SDSU Aztec Bowl – San Diego CA

Description

SERA began constructing the Aztec Bowl in 1933, spending $260,000 on excavating, filling, leveling, and removing rock.

The WPA provided another $216,863 for the labor for filling in the canyon, seating for 10,000 people, as well as a flood lightening system, turfed playing field, a press box, and restrooms on either sides of the stadium.

The stadium was dedicated on October 3, 1936, right before a football game against Occidental College (San Diego State won the game).

Source notes

http://dometest.sdsu.edu/projects/buildings/aztecbowl.html.
Branton, Pamela. 1991. The Works Progress Administration in San Diego County, 1935-1943. M.A. Thesis. San Diego State University.

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Location Info


5500 Campanile
San Diego, CA 92182

Location notes:
Location is the main street address.

Coordinates: 32.774900, -117.071000

One comment on “SDSU Aztec Bowl – San Diego CA

  1. dan mccready

    The rock walls used in this project look exactly like the wall in front of my house on 55th street directly south of SDSU. My house was built in 1936. There is a remaining stretch of this wall in front of my house on 55th 4700 block……….
    Who built this wall on 55th street ?……………scroll along 55th st on google maps and you can see the wall on the east side of street.

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