Balboa Park and the 1915 Exposition (eBook)

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The Panama-California Exposition of 1915 established SanDiego as a focal point of cultural activity in California. The Spanish ColonialRevival exposition buildings, along with those from a second exposition inBalboa, house several of the great museums of San Diego. This 1,200-acre parkin the central portion of the city contains the world-famous San Diego Zoo,fifteen museums, the Old Globe Theatre, sports and recreation facilities,hiking trails and some of America’s most elaborate gardens. The late Richard W.Amero, longtime Balboa Park historian, wrote extensively about the park and itstwo expositions. His chapters on the creation of the first exposition have beenedited into this essential volume on city history by Michael Kelly, presidentof the Committee of One Hundred.

The Panama-California Exposition of 1915 established SanDiego as a focal point of cultural activity in California. The Spanish ColonialRevival exposition buildings, along with those from a second exposition inBalboa, house several of the great museums of San Diego. This 1,200-acre parkin the central portion of the city contains the world-famous San Diego Zoo,fifteen museums, the Old Globe Theatre, sports and recreation facilities,hiking trails and some of America’s most elaborate gardens. The late Richard W.Amero, longtime Balboa Park historian, wrote extensively about the park and itstwo expositions. His chapters on the creation of the first exposition have beenedited into this essential volume on city history by Michael Kelly, presidentof the Committee of One Hundred.


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