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U.S. Naval Hospital, Park Boulevard, Balboa Park, San Diego, San Diego County, CA

U.S. Naval Hospital, Park Boulevard, Balboa Park, San Diego, San Diego County, CA

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Significance: The buildings of the original US Naval Hospital in San Diego, considered as a landscaped ensemble, form a regionally significant work of historical architecture. The group is noteworthy for its harmonious architectural styling, unified planning, subtropical landscaping, and spectacular siting. Designed by the Washington DC-based US Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, and built under contract by San Diego and Los Angeles construction firms under local supervision by the 11th Naval District Public Works Office, the original hospital compound was completed in stages between 1920 and 1937...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-242
Survey number: HABS CA-1548
Building/structure dates: ca. 1920 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1937 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Bureau of Docks & Yards
Eleventh Naval District Public Works Office
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Azure Vista32.73251, -117.14614
Google Map of 32.7325121, -117.1461424
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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