Long-Waterman House, 2408 First Avenue, San Diego, San Diego County, CA
Significance: The Long-Waterman House is one of the grandest of the great Bankers' Hill mansions constructed in the boom period of 1880's. A major example of the American "Queen Anne" style, it is in an excellent state of preservation, having remained in a single family from 1897 to the present. Prior to this, the house was the home of California Governor Robert Whitney Waterman. The Long-Waterman House was designed by San Diego architect D.B. Benson in 1889. It is one of the grandest of the large San Diego mansions constructed in the Banker's Hill area during the boom period of the 1880's. It has been extremely well maintained and has remained in the same family since 1897.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-203
Survey number: HABS CA-1964
Building/structure dates: 1889 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1908 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1942 Subsequent Work