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House of Hospitality - El Prado Complex - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 32° 43.868 W 117° 09.005
11S E 485937 N 3621490
Quick Description: The House of Hospitality is located in Balboa Park, San Diego.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2019 5:45:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM10CW3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
Views: 1

Long Description:
The House of Hospitality, built to be the centerpiece of the 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition, was remodeled to add the inner courtyard for the 1935-36 California Pacific International Exposition. It is a magnificent example of Spanish-Renaissance architecture. The delightful courtyard and fountain, with its beautiful centerpiece, Woman of Tehuantepec, was created by acclaimed San Diego sculptor, Donal Hord, and is one of the most photographed sites in the Park. There is a free self-guided House of Hospitality history tour on the second level of the building.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): El Prado Complex

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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