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  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection

California Building, Exposition, 1915

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California Building from Puente Cabrillo, Panama-
Callfornia Exposition of 1915
1915
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Cabrillo Bridge (Puente de Cabrillo) was built for the Panama-Callifornia International Exposition of 1915, carrying traffic on El Prado street into Balboa Park at the west entrance. Its designers were Frank Phillips Allen, Jr. (1881-1943), and Thomas B. Hunter, with construction and opening in 1914. The California State Building later known as the Palace of Science and designed by Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924), includes the Callifornia Tower and the California Building (with the dome) later known as the San Diego Museum of Man. The western entrance arch on El Prado makes up part of the wall of the California Quadrangle and is shown at right. The Exposition was held in San Diego's Balboa Park to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal.
Expositions; Balboa Park; California State Building; California Building; Cabrillo Bridge; Puente Cabrillo; Panama-California Exposition of 1915; Frank Phillips Allen, Jr.; Thomas B. Hunter; California Tower; San Diego Museum of Man; California Quadrangle; San Diego Museum; Palace of Science; Bertram Goodhue; Administration Building
California - San Diego - Balboa Park
  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection
MS-0008
English
The Book Lovers' Shop, 5th and C, San Diego, CA
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3.5 inches x 5.5 inches
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